It’s been said that you can never change your past, but you can always change the future. Choices have consequences and the only way we can receive forgiveness is by taking responsibility for our actions. This is a sobering message from Matthew Cordle about some choices he made that changed his life and how you can learn from them.

Here’s the story from The Columbus Dispatch:

In a video recorded […] at his Northwest Side home, Cordle promises to tell the truth about the “blackout” drinking that led him to drive the wrong way on I-670 and crash head-on into Canzani’s vehicle near 3rd Street.

The 22-year-old man, his arm streaked with scars inflicted in the crash, also asks viewers of the video to make a promise — to not drink and drive.

Cordle has not been charged in the early-morning crash that killed Canzani. “When I get charged, I will plead guilty and take full responsibility for everything I’ve done to Vincent and his family,” he says in the video.

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Update: Matthew Cordle gets sentenced