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My Son Eric

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  19 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A classic account of a mother's struggle to understand and accept her gay son -- from denial to reconciliation to activism. A touching and courageous true story, particularly useful for those parents whose religious backgrounds condemn homosexuality.
Paperback, 168 pages
Published September 1st 1984 by Pilgrim Press (first published 1979)
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Steve Lee Sr
Nov 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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30 years old and still a winner!

I find it hard to believe that so little has changed in the Christian Church in 30 years. Even with new discoveries in science, we still seem to be cloaked in fear and denial. How sad and disappointing.

If only we all had the courage to examine what we believe and allow God to speak to us in the same way that Mary Borhek did. The world would certainly be a better place.

I hope we will not find ourselves at the same standstill when another 30 years have gone by. We h
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Matthew Burr
Nov 11, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This book was one of the first I read when I came out at 15 years old. It helped me come to terms with my sexuality. It's a must read for any young gay person who is struggling with his or her sexuality.
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