New from KSL Podcasts and Lemonada Media: The Letter
In August of 1996, longtime friends on the verge of adulthood - Zachary Snarr and Yvette Rodier - headed into the mountains a few miles from their Salt Lake City homes where they planned to spend the evening taking pictures of the rising full moon.
But a 19-year-old stranger carrying a gun and harboring a deathwish happened across them, changing dozens of lives with one, fateful decision.
The crime sent shockwaves through the community that continued to reverberate long after the media turned its attention to other tragedies. So what becomes of the broken hearted? How does rage, guilt and grief change people? And is it possible to rebuild a life shattered by random violence?
We often hear stories about how violence destroys lives. This is the story about how people find ways to rebuild them. It’s about grief, change, resilience, and love. And it’s also about something that no one expected was possible: redemption.