Mobster James "Whitey" Bulger surprised three students who sent him a letter by actually responding, telling them not to follow in his footsteps.
"My life was wasted and spent foolishly, brought shame and suffering on my parents and siblings and will end soon," he wrote. "Advice is a cheap commodity some seek it from me about crime — I know only one thing for sure — if you want to make crime pay — 'Go to Law School.'" Bulger is serving life in prison for 11 murders and several other crimes.
The high schoolers reached out to Bulger as part of a school project, and weren't sure if they would ever hear back from him. "The part that's cool about the letter is not that we got a response from this crazy man Whitey, but it was just that he actually responded to us at all," student Michaela Arguin told WBZ NewsRadio 1030. "Because he doesn't really respond to a lot of people even though a lot of people think he likes the attention."
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