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This is also a sad day to remember as well [Oct. 14th, 2005|04:53 pm]
-Larry-

Because of the Jewish Holiday I missed reading the follow reminder

October 12
1998 The victim of an anti-gay assault dies.

University of Wyoming student Matthew Sheppard dies after a vicious attack by two anti-gay bigots. After meeting Sheppard in a Laramie, Wyoming, gay bar, The Fireside, Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney lured him to the parking lot, where he was savagely attacked and robbed.

The rest at
http://www.historychannel.com/tdih/tdih.jsp?category=crime&month=10272962&day=10272977

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[User Picture]From: sweetpeatn
2005-10-18 05:49 am (UTC)
i remember when this happened, i cried because i was angry. now i cry because i am sad, things haven't changed all that much
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[User Picture]From: lordlnyc
2005-10-18 09:37 pm (UTC)

(re-done)

The same here.

I have been on the board of the Queens Chapter of PFLAG since 1993 and it is events like Matthew that shows that our job is nowhere done.

He was remembered this Sunday (16th) at our monthly meeting.

- Larry
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