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Osama bin Laden in popular culture

Osama bin Laden was a person who became famous because he was the leader of a group of people who did bad things. This group was called al-Qaeda and they were responsible for attacking the United States of America on September 11, 2001.

Many people were hurt and killed during this attack, and bin Laden became known as a very bad person because of it.

Bin Laden was found by the United States military in 2011, and he was killed.

Since then, many movies, TV shows, and books have talked about Osama bin Laden and his role in the September 11 attacks. People still talk about him today because of how much his actions affected the world.