ImageServed in Iraq 2006. Traveled to Toronto, Canada March 2007 by bus. “I was sad to leave, but I don’t regret it at all because the war is pointless and we’re losing too many troops.” Even if his effort to gain legal status in Canada fails, he doesn’t plan on returning. “I’ll go somewhere else. As far away as I can get.”

His original plan had been to travel to Mexico, but after using Google to research his options, he came across the War Resisters Support Campaign and decided Canada was the better. He is currently seeking refugee status there.

Quotes from “Northern exposure” by Gregory Levey which appeared on May 2007