Florida Father Of Slain Charlottesville Protester Calls For Forgiveness

Aug 15, 2017

Heather Heyer, 32, died on Saturday after a car plowed into a crowd of anti-racist protesters following a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
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The Florida father of a protester killed when a car plowed into peaceful protesters in Charlottesville says his daughter was passionate about equality for all. Mark Heyer of Cocoa Beach tells Florida Today he's proud of his daughter. He is calling for forgiveness. 

"I include myself in that, in forgiving the guy who did this. He don't know no better", said Heyer.

Heather Heyer was protesting a group chanting Nazi slogans.