On December 14, 1992, Wayne Lo, an 18-year-old student at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Massachusetts, stalked the campus with an SKS semiautomatic rifle, killing two people and wounding four others. Today, Wayne is serving two life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Greg Gibson’s son Galen, then also a student at Simon’s Rock, was murdered that night. 

In the years since, Gibson has set out to understand how these events came to happen. He interviewed other people involved in the shooting, and later put those conversations into a book, Gone Boy: A Father’s Search for the Truth in His Son’s MurderAfter it was published, Gibson started getting letters from Wayne Lo.


In this episode, we learn more about Greg Gibson, and the 25-year journey that led him to to have a conversation with the school shooter who killed his son.

Bottom photo: Wayne Lo and Greg Gibson.

Released on December 12, 2017.

Like the music in this episode? Support the artists:
“Moment Silent” by Peace Band from the album Lovely Music, Vol. 2
“Watermarks” by Blue Dot Sessions from the album Crab Shack