Omar Bin Laden, Osama's Son: I Don't Know Where Dad Is

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Andrew Lee Butters Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 TIME

For Omar Bin Laden, the fourth eldest of Osama bin Laden's 20 known children, the awful realization that his own father was a terrorist mastermind plotting a global conspiracy that would destroy the lives of thousands of innocent people and even his own family came gradually. Of course, there were warning signs: Omar's childhood was marked by regular beatings and survivalist training; there was the growing army of ruffians and retainers who called his father "Prince"; and then there was that Afghan mullah who had given his father an entire mountain in Tora Bora.

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