Unintended Consequences Characters

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Born to an affluent family, Henry grows up in the outer suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, attending a premier private school and ultimately earning a degree in geology and economics. He is fascinated with weaponry from an early age and becomes somewhat of a phenomenon within the gun culture by his early teens. At the same time, he is taught to fly small planes before the early death of his father from cancer. In his late youth and early adulthood, Henry experiences two traumas. Witnessing the rape of a young girl, he murders the rapists and is a bit surprised that he feels no emotion about having done so. As a college student, he is raped by a gang of thugs. He descends into despair and alcoholism until a former high school classmate is able to get him into AA. Vowing to overcome the emotional impacts he...

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