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Aum Shinrikyo follower Kiyohide Hayakawa reacted angrily Thursday to a lawyer’s remark that he was once hostile to parents of live-in cultists who wanted their children returned.

“I was labeled by the media as a bad guy,” Hayakawa told the Tokyo District Court during testimony in the trial of cult founder Shoko Asahara.

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