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10/03/2012 05:14 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Gwen 'Amber Rose' Araujo, Murdered Transgender Teen, Remembered In California

Every year in October, Sylvia Guerrero stays up, remembering nights when she would wait up for her 17-year-old to come home.

But tonight marks 10 years since Guerrero last saw her second oldest child alive.

Gwen Araujo – born Edward “Eddie” Araujo – was a pre-operative transgender teenager who was born as a boy and lived life as a girl since the age of 14. Her name was legally changed to Gwen Amber Rose Araujo two years after her death.

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