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, Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Matthew Shepard, Brandon Teena, Murder of Gary Matson and Winfield Mowder, Michael Sandy, Murder of Gwen Araujo, Roxanne Ellis and Michelle Abdill, Nizah Morris, Guin Richie Phillips, Charlie Howard, Murder of Paul Broussard, Kevin Aviance, Allen R. Schindler, Jr., Arthur Warren, Barry Winchell, Ryan Skipper, Nireah Johnson, Sean W. Kennedy, Sakia Gunn, Rebecca Wight, Angie Zapata, James Zappalorti, Ronnie Paris, Steen Fenrich, Scotty Joe Weaver. Excerpt: Matthew Wayne Shepard (December 1, 1976 - October 12, 1998) was a student at the University of Wyoming who was tortured and murdered near Laramie, Wyoming, in October 1998. He was attacked on the night of October 6-7, and died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on October 12 from severe head injuries. During the trial, witnesses stated that Shepard was targeted because of his sexual orientation. Shepard's murder brought national and international attention to the contention of hate crime legislation at the state and federal levels. In 2009, his mother Judy Shepard authored a book The Meaning of Matthew: My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed. On October 22, 2009, the United States Congress passed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (Matthew Shepard Act for short), and on October 28, 2009, President Obama signed the legislation into law. Shepard was born in Casper, Wyoming, the first of two sons born to Judy Peck and Dennis Shepard. His younger brother Logan was born in 1981. He attended Crest Hill Elementary School, Dean Morgan Junior High School, and Natrona County High School for his freshman through junior years. Saudi Aramco hired his father in the summer of 1994, and his parents subsequently resided at the Saudi Aramco Residential Camp in Dhahran. During that time, Shepard attended The American...