“I had to do whatever it took to not be gay”

When a love letter from a boy came addressed to Nathan Hoskins, his mother drove him out to the country, a shotgun in her hands.

Listen to Nathan Hoskins' story here.

Nathan Hoskins

References:

Story Corps (2012, January 13). Nathan Hoskins and Sally Evans [Audio File]. Retrieved from https://storycorps.org/listen/nathan-hoskins-and-sally-evans/

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