Rüdiger Heim arrived in Egypt in December 1975 to meet his father for the first time since he was six years old…
There are a number of dramatic narratives in the story of Aribert Heim and the effort to bring him to justice. One of them is a family story. When he graduated from high school Rüdiger barely remembered his father, healing who left before his seventh birthday. To find him he would have to travel alone to the banks of the Nile. The Atlantic just published an excerpt from the book that pulls together his story. Check it out.