Surprising his doctors, Ryan White lived five years longer than predicted.
Praying while gay: Rev. Dr. Mel White urges homosexual youth to accept God-given orientation
He really was the making of me and is the reason behind who I am now. New England Journal of Medicine. And this is a pretty coarse guy who initially was deeply racist! Retrieved September 11, Hidden Dangers from the Christian Right. They are my rocks and I thought that they would at best be hurt, and at worst reject me.
In the year following his death, his grave was vandalized on four occasions. A blog post by Larissa Thomason on "Left in Alabama" blog contains extensive video coverage of White's talk. My wedding day was the best day of my life! Ironically, it was the loveable thug that had the best reaction. Mel White, co-founder of Soulforce, admires the cupcake tower created by Keeley White, who helped prepare the reception at her congregation, Spirit of the Cross Church, Sparkman Drive N.