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Deanna Germain didn't expect an assignment in Abu Ghraib. When she's asked if she would do it all over again she responds with a definite yes. (Submitted photo)

Nurse to speak about working at Abu Ghraib

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When Lt. Col. Deanna Germain came back from Iraq, she had conflicting emotions about coming home.

"It's the oddest of feelings," she said.


She had missed her granddaughter's first steps, first words and all other "first moments."

But she gained a valuable experience she would never forget. Various accounts of interaction with Abu Ghraib prisoners filled a book that she will discuss next Friday at the Park Rapids Area Library.

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