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Remembering Manson’s victims

Remembering Manson’s victims

Culture
[Photo: Flicker user BostonPeter OFF & ON] In the wake of Charles Manson's death on Sunday, many have taken to twitter to memorialize his victims. Charles Manson, the leader of the infamous Manson Family cult, died yesterday of natural causes. Manson was serving several life sentences at the Corcoran State Prison for his role in the murder of seven people, including actress Sharon Tate, in the summer of 1969. Manson grew his cult by distorting the messages of 60’s pop culture icons, famously saying that the Beatles song Helter Skelter foretold a race war in America. Manson became an example of how people can manipulate any idea to push their agenda. While Manson’s disturbing influence has managed to last into the 21st century, some are choosing to memorialize his victims r