Ed Team

Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado's mother speaks

Filed By Ed Team | November 23, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: hate crime victims, Jorge Mercado, Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado, Jorge's mother

"When my son told me he was gay, I told him, 'Now, I love you more'. I want to tell the world that hatred is not born with human beings, it is a seed that is planted by adults and is fostered creating a climate of intolerance and violence. We must change our ways and understand that anyone... could have been my son. And I want everybody to know that Jorge Steven was a very much loved son."

-- Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado's mother in a statement released to Blabbeando on her son's violent murder


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