Survivor of hate crime attack jumps from ship, dies
He was only 18 years old. He suffered horribly from the attack on him and the trauma it brought afterwards, but a year later he was brave enough to testify before Congress in support of a hate crimes bill.
This is what we let happen to them. We create those that do these horrible things, and we don't take good enough care of those they wreck along the way.
Every part of this story was preventable.