The Meaning of Matthew

My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed

by Judy Shepard

Hardcover, 273 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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The Meaning of Matthew
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My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed
Author
Judy Shepard

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Describes the author's struggle to cope with the loss of her son, discussing first-hand the days immediately following his murder in 1998, including the incredible response from strangers, navigating the legal system, and why she became a gay rights activist.