When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated by the Amish community. Through the eyes of a grieving mother, Ida Graber, and other devastated families, this movie explores the Amish's astonishing reaction to the horrific shootings - of forgiveness and compassion. Written by
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On Palm Sunday, March 28, 2010, "Amish Grace" premiered on the Lifetime Movie Network and became the most-watched, highest-rated, original television movie in the history of that network. See more
Hate is a very big, very hungry thing... with lots of sharp teeth. It will eat up your whole heart, and leave no room left for love.
Opening title card reads: "Based on a True Story. However, certain events and characters have been fictionalized including the Graber family." See more