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Shepard's Remains to Rest at National Cathedral

Twenty years after he was beaten and left hanging on a fence post to die in rural Wyoming, Matthew Shepard will be interred Friday at Washington's National Cathedral alongside other notable Americans. Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student in Laramie, Wyoming, became a symbol for human rights and violence against the LGBTQ community after he died in October 1998. His murder forced the U.S. to look at its treatment of non-heterosexual citizens and galvanized a movement of greater...

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