Through a mine field: The story of Earl Turcotte

Embassy presents the first of a two-week series on one Canadian's 15-year effort to ban cluster munitions—and the bureaucratic mess that ensued.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 08/31/2011 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 11/27/2013 11:52 am EST

The field appeared to be covered in large, round mushrooms. But a closer look showed the mushrooms to be deadly cluster munitions—and when Earl Turcotte stepped onto a path through that deadly field, his life changed forever.

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