“Please do not allow my actions and the actions of Muhammad to hold you hostage and continue to victimize you for the rest of your life. If you give those images and thoughts that power, it will continue to inflict that suffering over and over and over and over and over again. Do not give me or him that much power.”
The speaker? John Lee Malvo. He was the second half of the D.C. shooting spree that terrorized Washington in 2002. He was 17 at the time of the crimes and spoke to the Today Show this morning from jail where he is serving his life sentence. His partner John Allen Muhammad was executed in 2009. Here is the interview where he claims Muhammad sexually abused him during their time together:
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Are these the words of a reformed young man? Or something else?