"he had never lived alone, owned a car, scanned the classifieds in search of work. he had never voted, balanced a checkbook or learned to knot a tie.
he missed the senior prom, the funeral of the grandmother who helped raise him, and his best friend’s wedding.
he said he had never made love."
[nytimes special: free and uneasy | vindicated by dna, but a lost man on the outside | audio-slideshow: the first year out]