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WATCH: Charlottesville Victim's Father Says 'People Need To Stop Hating'

Heather Heyer's father, Mark, told reporters he's proud of her courage — and that he's trying to follow her "fierceness of heart" and peaceful example. "We just need to forgive each other," he said.
Source: Malcolm Denemark

Standing in the dappled shade of a driveway hundreds of miles from Charlottesville, Va., Mark Heyer spoke of the violence that claimed his daughter's life — and, with voice occasionally quavering, called on people to answer hate with forgiveness.

"My daughter was a strong woman that had passionate opinions about the equality of everyone — and she tried in a videotaped interview. "With her, it wasn't lip service. It was real."

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