Moussaoui, Sept. 11 and Vengeance As Zacarias Moussaoui awaits his fate at the hands of a federal jury, reflections on the thoughts -- and dreams -- of a man who lost two loved ones in the Sept. 11 attacks. He's against the death penalty, but he does long for personal revenge.
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As Zacarias Moussaoui awaits his fate at the hands of a federal jury, reflections on the thoughts — and dreams — of a man who lost two loved ones in the Sept. 11 attacks. He's against the death penalty, but he does long for personal revenge.

SCOTT SIMON, Host:

My friend has gotten to know and like some of the young prosecutors. He understands that if jurors deliver a death sentence, the prosecutors would feel that their years of hard work had accomplished all it could. But really, he says, I'd rather know he's suffering. I don't want to see any candlelight vigils in his last hours or see him become a martyr. I asked my friend what he hoped the jury might decide about Zacarias Moussaoui and he paused and said, I try not to waste my hopes now.

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