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9/11 Families Hope the Truth About the Saudis Is Finally Here

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Brett Eagleson was a sophomore in high school when he lost his father on Sept. 11, 2001.

“My family never bought the narrative that 19 cave men banded together, with no knowledge of English, no knowledge of Western culture, to pull off the most devastating attack in American history. If not for the Saudi support network, the 19 hijackers would have had zero chance of success,” the 35-year old commercial loan vice president told The Daily Beast last week.

Eagleson, one of many plaintiffs in a massive lawsuit to hold the Saudi government accountable for its role in the events of 9/11, says “the government has documents that prove complicity.”

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