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Hat-tip (once again) to AmericaBlog.com, for the link to this editorial by Matthew Shepard's mother, Judy. Please read.
A mother’s call to action
Nine years after my son was killed, gay youth remain vulnerable.
NINE YEARS AGO, my son Matthew was left to die after being brutally beaten simply for being gay. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about Matt — his spirit, his passion for people, his smile and his wonderful hugs. He was my friend, my confidant — someone who saw the beauty of difference and the best in all people. Dennis, our son Logan and I miss and love him deeply but know that his legacy will continue. . .
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