Neo-Nazi Tries to Kill Gay Man in WeHo Only to Become Friends 20 Years Later
It is a shame Oprah does not upload video clips to YouTube, especially important and touching ones dear to us here in Los Angeles. Such is the amazing rerun segment from last Wednesday (originally aired in April) where she brought together two men who met in an alley on an almost fateful night in WeHo:
Twenty years ago, Matthew was a young teenage runaway - he now currently works as a manager at the Museum of Tolerance. Tim was a former neo-Nazi - he now speaks of his past experiences at the Museum as part of the Wiesenthal Center's Task Force Against Hate.
In meeting each other and through conversation, they realized that years ago. Matthew had been victimized by Tim's gang. Theirs is the remarkable story of reconciliation between the perpetrator and the victim of a hate crime.