publication date: Friday, March 8, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Victims

clue: This Wyomingite didn't live to see his 22nd birthday, but his death has prompted significant legal and social change in the two decades since.

explanation: Shepard was murdered in 1998, an event that inspired hate-crime legislation and LGBT activism. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Stan Iwanchuk


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