Gary Thompson | The Sun Magazine

Gary Thompson

Gary Thompson is an attorney who represents pro bono detainees imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay. He is also an avid runner and ran the Chicago marathon last October in three hours and thirty-eight minutes — his personal best. He lives with his wife and children in Washington, D.C.

— From January 2014
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Running In Guantánamo

I jog as far into this uncharted area as I can, toward the mouth of the river. A soldier emerges from some reeds, and then a dozen more. Guns are pointing at me. I have accidentally run into a squad on patrol in full gear.

January 2014
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