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Faith of 244 45 heroin and 158 meeting with 201

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faith of, 244 –45 heroin and, 158 meeting with, 201 protection of, 175 , 192 , 244 , 311 visit by, 245 –48 oral history, memory v., xiii –xiv Osama. See also political activities; political/militant activities on aging, 224 Allia and, 8 , 166 , 251 –52, 254 , 292 against America, 145 , 176 –77, 194 annulled marriage of, 293 , 309 assassination attempt on, 123 –26 for austerities, 61 –62, 99 –100, 116 , 173 BBC for, 199 broken pledge by, 85 character of, 38 , 122 , 129 , 141 civilians v., 237 Dictaphone for, 165 disability of, 159 –60 divorce and, 267 , 282 drinks for, 164 –65 English for, 108 family concerns for, 151 family farm and, 43 –44 fatwa from, 310 favorite items of, 165 fourth wife for, 53 friends of, 198 –99 gardening by, 43 , 96 –97 health of, 102 , 159 –60, 172 help from, 47 –48, 58 horses for, 33 –34, 43 , 57 –59, 113 –14, 243 –44, 253 humiliation and, 121 , 141 , 163 –64 against Israel, 313 for Jihad, 248 –49 location of, after 9/11, 286 , 313 Massoud and, 155 mental skills of, 42 against modern conveniences, 43 , 60 , 115 , 125
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mosque’s speeches by, 84 Mujahideen and, 106 , 112 –13, 303 , 306 Najwa’s trust for, 91 , 180 –81, 183 , 187 , 281 –82 nature for, 20 –21, 43 –44, 96 –97 Nourallah’s affection for, 151 –52 Omar about, 40 –42 poverty for, 223 –24 pride of, 121 Prophet Mohammed v., for wives, 49 religion for, 40 –41, 43 , 221 riding accident of, 243 –44 safe houses for, 239 –40, 244 , 311 Saudi Arabia and, 254 , 306 , 307 , 309 without Saudi citizenship/assets, 128 , 145 second wife for, 49 –51 simplicity for, 54 , 68 , 107 –8, 115 , 151 , 152 , 208 against singing, 199 against sons’ pigeons, 118 sons v. girls/women, 45 –46 stepfather of, 170 –71, 252 –53, 292 stubbornness of, 253 Sudan loyalty for, 113 , 128 sunflowers from, 97 with Taliban, 219 third wife for, 52 –53 U.S. retaliation and, 238 –41 as war hero, 73 , 74 –75, 305 , 306 women and, 41 Osama (childhood) Allia and, 8 birth of, 301 birthday of, 74 car for, 168 –70 courage of, 10 engagement of, 13 father’s death for, 9 , 42 , 167 father’s relationship with, 40 Naji and, as children, 9 –10, 166 Najwa and, 8 –9, 10
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nature of, 8 , 10 , 40 parents’ divorce and, 40 , 168 play for, 8 –10 pre-engagement of, 12 –13 snake story of, 166 Osama (young married) for Afghan Muslims, 27 , 31 , 32 –36 appearance of, 19 , 41 –42 cars for, 20 , 38 , 54 in college, 25 , 29 eating habits of, 18 –19 education of, 19 , 29 , 302 , 303 mosque attendance for, 17 –18, 43 , 47 –48 with Najwa, 41 nature for, 20 –21 to Pakistan, 27 –28, 30 , 31 political activities, 29 –30, 303 politics and, 25 , 27 as protector, 16 –17 traits of, 38 , 40 –42 to U.S., 25 –27, 302 work of, 19 –20, 302 Osama with Omar Abu Hafs for, 162 –63, 213 , 271 –73 accident of, 45 attention from, 40 , 45 , 46 –47 as “chosen one,” 215 –16, 224 –25, 242 clothing of, 175 disrespect and, 213 , 230 , 241 –43, 288 Fisk’s interview with, 224 –25 fixing huts, 160 –62 food for, 165 foot washing for, 163 –64 front lines for, 216 –18 handwashing and, 164 hiking, 173 about killing, 241 –43, 287 life mission and, 176 –78 mosque lectures v., 222 –23
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about Najwa’s leaving, 264 –65 parting of, 266 –68 punishment from, 46 –47, 66 rebellion and, 45 , 213 , 225 , 230 , 242 service for, 163 –65 stories from, 166 –71 travel together for, 136 –44 truth about, 287 wife joke from, 42 Osama’s fatherhood. See also Osama with Omar absenteeism and, 73 accident and, 45 affection and, 45 –48, 67 Afghanistan stories and, 34 –36 bin Laden sons v. time, 189 –92 with daughters, 67 , 101 –2 in family’s training, 99
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