On an episode of Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show Wednesday, Libby Phelps Alvarez, a former member of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, tearfully apologized to the family of a slain Army soldier from Columbia, Mo.
Libby Phelps Alvarez apologized to Sherry and Randy Wyatt for picketing the funerals of soldiers like their son, Sterling, who was killed in Afghanistan last summer.
Alvarez is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, the church's founder.
Excerpt above from the Kansas City Star. The apology can be viewed in the Anderson Cooper YouTube video clip below:
Libby Phelps Alvarez describes growing up inside America's most hate-filled congregation.
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