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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Not a bed time story

From cricket-lover who enjoyed a laugh to terror suspect

Sandra Laville and Ian Cobain
Wednesday July 13, 2005
The Guardian

Ten days ago Shahzad Tanweer, a 22-year-old British Asian, was playing cricket in the local park with his friends. It was something he loved to do. He was a sporty young man who loved martial arts, drove his dad's Mercedes and had many friends in the Beeston area of Leeds. read on

This article is worth the read. I am very surprised that it is coming from the Guardian. While it appears that the writers of this article were trying to spin, in my eyes, a sympathetic slant and having this person somewhat human, it unnerves me in a totally different way. While this man appeared to be living a normal life, it seems as though his normal life was what he created as a front, a cover; and his true life showed through last Thursday morning.


At 4:53 PM , Blogger Mike's America said...

It's that cover of seeming respectability that will make dealing effectively with this problem all the more difficult.


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