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The Meaning of Matthew, My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed<br>by Judy Shepard
Name: The Meaning of Matthew, My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed
by Judy Shepard
Product Code: BJS2
Description:Item Number: BJS2 
Product Detail:The mother of Matthew Shepard shares her story about her son's death and the choice she made to become an international gay rights activist

Today, the name Matthew Shepard is synonymous with gay rights, but before his gruesome murder in 1998, Matthew was simply Judy Shepard's son. For the first time in book form, Judy Shepard speaks about her loss, sharing memories of Matthew, their life as a typical American family, and the pivotal event in the small college town that changed everything.

"The Meaning of Matthew" follows the Shepard family in the days immediately after the crime, when Judy and her husband traveled to see their incapacitated son, kept alive by life support machines; how the Shepards learned of the incredible response from strangers all across America who held candlelit vigils and memorial services for their child; and finally, how they struggled to navigate the legal system as Matthew's murderers were on trial. Heart-wrenchingly honest, Judy Shepard confides with
 
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