Charles Starkweather Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 3 pages of information about the life of Charles Starkweather.
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Charles Starkweather was born on November 24, 1938 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Starkweather, although poor, grew up in a loving home. But at school, Starkweather had problems. Teased by his classmates, he developed his physical strength through gymnastics. The teasing stopped when others saw Starkweather as tough.

At 16, Starkweather quit school and focused, not on work, but on his then-13-year-old girlfriend, Caril Fugate Starkweather wanted to financially support Caril and himself. To do this, he took a job as a garbage collector. However, this job did not pay well, and Starkweather became jealous of the rich whose trash he picked up. He took his jealousy and turned into a misguided plan. To become rich, he would rob the gas station that had refused to give him credit. On December 1, 1957, Starkweather, after visiting the gas station twice, returned for a third time. After disguising himself, Starkweather ordered Robert Colbert, the attendant...

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