Prayers for Bobby : a mother's coming to terms with the suicide of her gay son / Leroy Aarons Aarons, Leroy

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Aarons, Leroy
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Griffith, Robert Warren, 1963-1983.; Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays.; Griffith, Mary, 1934-
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Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ... and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict - for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was "wrong"--Bobby chose to take his own life. Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy. He was a nice, hardworking kid from the suburbs who attended church and was loved by his family. When at age fifteen he realized that he was gay, he came upon a conflict for which he found no solution: His family and his religion taught him that his sexual orientation was a sin. Through Bobby's poignant journal entries, his mother's reminiscences, and Leroy Aarons's keen journalistic insight we relive the emotional torment that eventually led Bobby to take his own life.
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Read associated articles: Prayers for Bobby (film), Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son
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http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/31640502
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