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Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Forty years ago he was a Ku Klux Klan "wizard," burning crosses on black families' lawns. Now, after decades as a Catholic priest, he's coming forward about his past.
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