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Book, Iran sojourn shed light on bin Laden family

• AP
With a book written by one of Osama bin Laden's sons, and with news of a daughter sheltering in the Saudi Embassy in Iran, some of the blanks are being filled in on the life of the Sept. 11 mastermind's large family, including lurid details of his parenting style.

Two weeks ago, the son, Omar bin Laden, revealed that many of the children who had been with their father in Afghanistan escaped to Iran after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion and were still together in a walled compound under Iranian guard.