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'The established way of dealing with the offender left out the possibility of giving the victim a face. It also left out a chance for the victim and offender to make arrangements for restitution, face-to-face with a mediator present, and perhaps be reconciled.'
Article text originally published in 1986 as Part 1: Reconciliation Begins in Canada in MCC Peace Section Newsletter, Volume 16, Number 1. Adapted for web by Renata Buhler.