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Gimme Shelter: U.S. Military Deserters Once Again Flock to Canada to Avoid Iraq War 

Looks like this time they picked the wrong country

Wednesday, Mar 11 2009
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Kim’s breath catches. “Uh-huh?”

“We didn’t get it,” he says, trying unsuccessfully to disguise his grin.

“Are you messing with me?” Kim asks.

click to flip through (5) IAN WILLMS - Ryan Johnson, a deserter from Central California formerly stationed at Fort Irwin, rallies at a War Resisters Support Campaign demonstration at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.
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  • Ryan Johnson, a deserter from Central California formerly stationed at Fort Irwin, rallies at a War Resisters Support Campaign demonstration at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.
 

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Her husband laughs. “We got it.”

“For how long?”

“Maybe through June. We don’t know.”

Kim exhales, her shoulders relaxing a bit. “All I can say is, thank God.”

Mario nods. “That buys us a few months,” he says. “But we’re not out of the woods yet.”

Reach the writer at megan.feldman@dallasobserver.com

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