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Judy Shepard on ‘Ellen’ — 11 years later, the pain remains

On Friday, Judy Shepard appeared on “Ellen” to talk about her new book recounting the murder of her son Matthew, a young gay man and victim of a brutal hate crime.

In a heartbreaking interview, she shared what happened that day, and some of the progress made in the past 11 years since Matthew’s death.

After the show, Ellen was so moved, she spoke to the audience. Watch the interview and Ellen’s response here.

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