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Draft Dodgers in BC

STORY BY: Bernd Schwanke
YEAR: 1974
LOCATION: Cumberland, BC

Bernd's story takes place in the remote town of Cumberland, BC. He remembers how, in 1974, he was hiking through the hills on Vancouver Island, just West of Courtenay. At one point, he stumbled into a community of draft dodgers from the USA, who had fled from the Vietnam draft. Thanks for sharing, Bernd.

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