PHOTOS. Here are pictures of Gwen Araujo. Gwen Amber Rose Araujo was born Edward Araujo, Jr. The transgendered female’s story is covered in today’s broadcasted Lifetime movie “A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story”.
The cast includes the incredible Mercedes Ruehl.
Rondel Reynoldson … Pediatrician
Mercedes Ruehl … Sylvia Guerrero
J.D. Pardo … Eddie / Gwen Araujo
Lupe Ontiveros … Mami
Gwen was murdered October 4, 2002. In 2006 her story was made into today’s movie of the week. The name Gwen came from her favorite singer Gwen Stefani.
Mother Sylvia Guerrero played by Ruel buried Gwen with a tombstone carrying the name “Gwen” stating “He was born this way. He always felt like a girl.”
Check local listings for today’s broadcast times.