Huynh received the email yesterday, with his daughter, Emily, notifying Twitter about the update.
“Dear Mr. Huynh- please accept my sincere apologies! I was wrong and I am very ashamed for disrespecting you. I phrased my sentence incorrectly in an attempt to communicate with you, but the words came out wrong. I was not attempting to set a demeaning tone, I honestly (and ignorantly) put my words together in an insensitive pattern. I hope you will forgive me.”
Emily stated that her father has indeed forgiven Peterson and hopes he, and others in similar positions, will learn from this incident.
Update: Bruce himself has apologized with an email stating that he understand his wrong-doings and he begged for forgiveness. My dad forgives him and just hopes that people learn from their ignorance. pic.twitter.com/6OZWN7sxES
My dad’s an immigrant who had a lot of trouble finding a job in America because of the Bruces of the world, and he’s an engineer who had a Bachelor’s. My dad even had to work overseas at one point. It’s so sad when people don’t realize how they hurt others this way.
Despite the shared skepticism netizens have over Peterson’s intentions, the Huynhs are ready to move on with their lives.
I just want to live life without ignorant people who aren’t willing to educate themselves. Your logic is to hate on something you don’t understand and do not want to understand because hating is easier..
“I just want to live life without ignorant people who aren’t willing to educate themselves. Your logic is to hate on something you don’t understand and do not want to understand because hating is easier..” Emily tweeted.
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