Listeners to the latest edition of This American Life, a National Public Radio staple hosted by Ira Glass, heard a startling story -- one Westword readers first discovered back in 2004.
The subject? Then-staff writer David Holthouse's plan to murder the man who'd raped him at age seven.
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Use the player below to listen to the episode featuring Holthouse, who now lives in Alaska; his is the second segment, just over eight minutes into the broadcast. Then read the entire terrifying yet redemptive tale in Holthouse's original feature, headlined "Stalking the Bogeyman."
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