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Terrorists at Gitmo Like Themselves Some Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Via McClatchy:
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — Harry Potter books are passé among the prisoners. The adventures of the boy wizard have been supplanted by early episodes of Will Smith’s 1990s TV comedy, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, as a popular way to pass time among the 168 captives now in their second decade of U.S. detention. “I just ordered all six seasons,” says librarian Milton, a Defense Department contractor who gives only his first name to visiting journalists. He offered no explanation for the sudden popularity of the half-hour sit-com about an inner-city Philadelphia kid who moves in with his affluent cousins in California beyond the observation that comedy is widely popular among requested items from the detention center’s 28,000 book and video library. . .

. . .In West Kandahar born and raised; In the terrorist camp is where I spent most of my days; Chillin' out maxin' relaxin' all cool; And all shootin' some girls on their way to school; When a couple of Marines who were up to some good; Started makin' trouble in my neighborhood; I got in one little fire-fight and my mom got scared; And said you're movin' with your auntie and uncle at Gitmo. . . - Greg Pollowitz


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