CONFESSIONS OF A SKINHEAD

AFTER 15 YEARS IN THE MOVEMENT, T.J. LEYDEN JR. RENOUNCES LIFE AS WHITE-SUPREMACIST, NEO-NAZI BRAWLER

Watching cartoons with his two children one Saturday morning last year, Thomas James Leyden Jr. was startled when his elder son, then 3, abruptly turned off the television. "Mom says we can't watch shows with niggers on them," the boy explained. The ugly word--and the sentiment behind it--did not exactly spring unsolicited from the preschooler's head; his dad sports enough neo-Nazi tattoos and credentials to explain the boy's action. But hearing his son talk that way, says Leyden, 30, "hit me like a ton of bricks. I knew I was taking him down a path where he'd end up in jail...

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