Prisoner Of War: Taken By Surprise

This single mom joined the Army to be a cook. How did she become a POW?

Every morning since Shoshana Johnson went off to war nearly two months ago, her father has woken up and turned on the TV in their home in El Paso, Texas, hunting for cartoons for his granddaughter Janelle, 2. "We go through a kind of ritual. We turn on the TV and that keeps her absolutely quiet while I get her milk," says Claude Johnson, with a sparkle in his eye. "So I got up last Sunday to turn on the TV, searching for cartoons, and I saw on Telemundo that Iraq had prisoners of war." The sparkle disappears.

Johnson, who was...

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