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Unlikely Friends

Jun 25, 2008

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It's an incredible story — Unabomber victim Gary Wright and Ted Kaczynski's* brother, Dave, are the best of friends. Somehow, in spite of the fact that Ted nearly killed Gary, he's filled with nothing but forgiveness, and Dave sees Gary as family:

Gary and I are 'blood brothers' in a literal sense. Our bond forged through violence is as powerful and as deep as any genetic bond. ... I find a poetic balance in having gained a new brother in Gary.

Their story defies logic, and they join us today... Most of us are fortunate enough not to have sustained such tragedy, but do you have any unlikely allies?

*Don't miss our gallery of the inside of the Unabomber's cabin, on display at the Newseum.

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