'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Randy Loughner was always reclusive, but since his son's alleged shooting rampage last month, the father has shut himself behind what one neighbor calls "an elaborate cage."
The parents of a man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are devastated and guilt-ridden, a neighbor said, mourning their own tragedy as Tucson residents prepared Tuesday for a community memorial service and a visit from the president.
"He wants his privacy," Mr. Gayan, a widower, said. "I honor his request. I have no problem with that. People move out into the middle of the desert because they want their privacy."
Jared Loughner's father moved into the house as a bachelor and eventually got married, and the Loughners had Jared, longtime next-door neighbor George Gayan said.