9/11 anniversary: Top 10 terrorists with Colorado connections

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8. Richard Reid. Known as the "Shoe Bomber," Reid pleaded guilty to terrorism in 2002 following his attempt in December 2001 to set off a bomb hidden in his boots while on a flight from Paris to Miami. Fortunately, the explosives didn't detonate. Today, Reid is another Supermax resident, having been sentenced to life without parole.
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