Question by We won! 20 Jan 09 (Erudite): Why did this former Army man ask for forgiveness?
In 1996, Phan Thị Kim Phúc gave a speech at the United States Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day. During the speech she said that we cannot change the past but can work for a peaceful future. One Reverend John Plummer, a U.S. Vietnam War Veteran, had seen the photo and believed that he had a part in co-ordinating the raid with the South Vietnamese air force. He met Phúc briefly and she publicly forgave him. A Canadian filmmaker, Shelley Saywell, made a documentary about the reconciliation.
Answer by farien3
Why did he ask for forgiveness? So that he would be forgiven. What exactly is the mystery here?
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