Mother Preaches Forgiveness Less Than a Week After Her Sons are Killed

The Tragedy of Life QuoteThe Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, FL – Isidro Zavala, dressed in black and with a gun in hand, stormed through his former home earlier this month, strangled??his two young sons and then killed himself, even as his estranged wife, Victoria, pleaded for him to kill her instead of the boys. Police said Isidro told his wife he would keep her alive so she could live with the pain of not having her children.

Less than a week later, at the funeral service for the three Zavalas, Victoria offered forgiveness to her late husband. “Today, I choose to extend the forgiveness that exists in Jesus Christ,” she said.

Ivette Eligio, the boys??? older cousin,??also spoke at the funeral and said that just as Eduardo and Marco had taught them many lessons during life, they continue to do so in death.

???As a last hoorah, they???re trying to teach us how to forgive,??? Eligio said.

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