Local man loses family, spreads message of forgiveness

(WXYZ) - A remarkable man who triumphed over tragedy shared his secret to survival tonight. 

Gary Weinstein says it's all about forgiveness and responsibility. The jeweler from Farmington Hills spoke today to a conference on authentic leadership organized by the Project Forgive Foundation.

Weinstein lost his wife and two sons 9 years ago when drunk driver Tom Wellinger smashed into their Honda Accord.

He actually found the strength to forgive the driver and in the past few years, he's been on a mission to teach others how forgiveness can change their lives and heal their souls.

WATCH THE FULL STORY IN THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE. 

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