20 years after Matthew Shepard’s murder, his parents’ activism continues

Mathew Shepard, a bright student who was openly gay, was beaten and tortured 20 years ago in an attack that would take his life. His parents and a foundation that bears his name remain focused on reducing hate crimes as reported incidents rose last year in many cities across the country. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk has this week’s Sunday Spotlight.

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