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Man says he was brutally beaten for being gay

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Burke Burnett says he was beaten, stabbed and burned by three men at a party in Reno, Texas, all because he is gay. The suspects have been charged with aggravated assault, but police say it will be up to a grand jury to decide whether the attack is prosecuted as a hate crime. Burnett discusses the horrific ordeal with msnbc’s Thomas Roberts.Nov.07.2011

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