Anwar Al-Awlaki: From American Boy to Face of Terror

Radical al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki's life may have ended in the violent blast of an airstrike in the heart of Yemen, but it started a half-a-world away in the heart of America. Al-Awlaki was born in 1971 in New Mexico, where his Yemeni-born father was attending school, but as a boy moved back to Yemen with his family in 1978. He returned to the U.S. in 1991 to attend college in Colorado. By 1994, al-Awlaki, who had no formal religious training, had become the imam of a Muslim center in...Full Story
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