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Saturday, July 08, 2006

Soldiers In Their Own Words

"I'd like Canadians to accept what I've done. We should fall into the category of people who made a moral decision about an illegal war."
-U.S. military deserter Kyle Snyder pleading to Canadians on Friday for understanding and acceptance for making a "moral decision about an illegal war"

"So, he [Bush] took something noble and honorable and made it kind of dirty. And I always thought that medal was the one he pinned on us and said, 'This is my war. This is my stamp in history.'"
-Sgt. Matthew Bee, a decorated Akron Marine who spent seven months in Hadeetha, explaining why he's returning his medal to the White House


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