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F.B.I. Seeks Man in California for Possible Terror Connection

One of the persons sought for questioning by the F.B.I. in connection with possible terrorist acts in the coming months is a young man raised in Southern California who converted to Islam as a teenager and has lived in Pakistan for most of the past five years. Adam Yahiye Gadahn, 25, grew up on a small farm in Riverside County, east of Los Angeles, according to his aunt, Nancy Pearlman, an environmental advocate and journalist in Los Angeles. His parents, Phil and Jennifer Gadahn, lived an isolated life – “off the grid” – and home-schooled their four children, Ms. Pearlman said. She spoke to reporters late Wednesday afternoon in an impromptu news conference on the sidewalk outside her home on the edge of the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Beverlywood. She called her nephew Adam, though he went by his middle name, Yahiye, which she said was an Aramaic word, the meaning of which she could not recall. Full Story

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