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15 Terrifying Facts About Ted Kaczynski, The Unabomber

For 18 years, an American anarchist named Theodore Kaczynski waged a one-man bombing campaign against individuals and a system that he abhorred. He killed and injured multiple people over the course of his long-running criminal career. Usually depicted in media as a deranged serial killer, the man who was ultimately dubbed the Unabomber was one of the most unusual criminals of the 20th century.

But who was the Unabomber, exactly? A psychotic, feral creature who practically walked on all fours, or a sinister, criminal mastermind who might have evaded capture indefinitely if a family member hadn't snitched? Facts about Ted Kaczynski ultimately reveal a tragic story of alienation, unfulfilled potential, and the ravages of mental illness. Read on to discover more about this shocking figure.