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2009-07-27 17:59:49

A Seattle man said he was arrested at a Charlotte, N.C., airport and detained as an Army deserter, even though he has never been in the military. Chris Parks, 27, said he was returning from Central America with some friends when his name caught the attention of Homeland Security workers at the airport, KOMO-TV, Seattle, reported Monday. Parks said he was told he'd been flagged as a deserter. I've been in the Army for 10 years, and didn't even know it, he said. Just seems kind of odd. Parks,...

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