Osama Bin Laden: How the U.S. helped midwife a terrorist

Created: Sunday, 06 January 2002 Written by Correspondent
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Until he arrived in Afghanistan, Bin Laden's life had hardly been marked by anything extraordinary. He was born around 1957, the 17th of 57 children sired by his Yemeni father and a Saudi mother, one of Mohammed Bin Laden's many wives.
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