Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms With the Suicide of Her Gay Son

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Drawing on the diaries of Bobby Griffith, a gay youth who committed suicide as a teenager, and the reminiscences of his mother, the author traces Mary Griffith's struggle to come to terms with her son's sexuality and her turn away from religious fundamentalism.

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For those whose religious beliefs hinder them from openness and acceptance of gay love--the story of Mary Griffith, the woman whose compassion and understanding grew as she struggled with the legacy of her gay son's suicide.

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Leroy Aarons, an award-winning journalist and playwright, was a national correspondent for The Washington Post and executive editor of The Oakland Tribune. He is the founder and past president of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.

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