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    Bournemouth Widow Hugs Driver Who Killed Her Husband

    wiseguy Feb 21, 2013

    1. wiseguy

      wiseguy Chataholic

      A widow has hugged the driver who killed her husband and urged him to "get on with his young life".
      Patricia Machin's husband Gerrard died after being run over by Brian Williamson, who was convicted of causing death by careless driving.
      Mr Machin, 77, was knocked down as he walked near his home in Bournemouth.
      On the day Mr Williamson was given a suspended prison sentence, Mrs Machin wrote him a letter of support, then hugged him outside court.
      "He's so full of remorse and said he thinks of me every day, as I will think of him," she said.
      "I asked him to make a mental promise to me that he'd get on with his young life."
      She added: "On the day the accident happened, Brian Williamson and I just were two strangers but joined together in a nightmare."

      what a woman eh, bless her :)
      Shortie861 and MsPJ like this.