By: Terri Roberts
Terri is the mom of Charlie. She travels the United States and the world speaking about Nickel Mines Amish school shooting, forgiveness, and hope. She has been interviewed by CBS News, Associated press, and Reuters. Terri is a mother of four sons and a grandmother of eleven. She and her husband live in Strasburg.
Charlie grew up in Strasburg. Married in his 20's with two babies that passed away and 3 other boys. Charlie couldn't bear the pain of his losses. One early morning he was delivering milk but he had other plans. Charlie went to the Nickel Mines Amish school where he injured 5 and killed 5 girls, and also took his own life.
Helped Charlie get wood, chains, tools and more stuff out of his truck. They they ran away to find help to a local Amish man. Thats when the man called 911 and was alerted to the incident.