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After five years of internment at the U.S. concentration camp in Guantánamo, Australian David Hicks has returned home to Adelaide, Australia today. His flight had to be rerouted over Mexico as Bush administration officials, gripped by irrational fits to the end, refused the aircraft chartered by the Australian Government overflight rights across the United States.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”