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Slain Teen's Parents Pick Redemption Not Revenge in Iran

Instead of participating in the execution of their son's murderer, the slain man's parents publicly spare the killer in northern Iran.
Image: Murderer is saved from hanging by victim's mother
The mother (R) of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, removes the noose with the help of her husband from around the neck of Balal, who killed her son, during the execution ceremony in the northern city of Nowshahr on April 15, 2014, sparing the life of her son's convicted murderer.ARASH KHAMOOSHI / AFP - Getty Images