Eric Cherry

Incredible Act
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 8/07/2012 at 12:12PM

It is not easy to forgive. Though every major religion, most educational institutions – and even our parents – teach us that “to err is human, to forgive, divine,” not many of us actually live by the adage. Enter Doris Nowillo. On Wednesday, June 13, she stood before a courtroom and forgave the man who [...]

Daughter forgives father’s murderer
Daughter forgives father’s murderer
News Alexa Altman 6/26/2012 at 1:55PM

After 19 witnesses, 49 pieces of evidence and a 19-year sentence, Doris Nowillo stood before a courtroom and forgave the man who murdered her father. “He’s a human being,” she said of Eric Cherry, a 47-year-old homeless veteran with a lengthy rap sheet. He was sentenced on Wednesday, June 13 for first-degree manslaughter and second-degree [...]