Definitely Not the Opera

PHOTOS | Joshua Key's life as an Iraq war resister

When Joshua Key was growing up in Guthrie Oklahoma, he never imagined he'd be living in Canada - let alone fighting to stay here.
In 2003, at the height of the Iraq war, Joshua Key was deployed to Ramadi. (Joshua Key)

Joshua Key's decision to become an Iraq war resister was black and white: leave the military, or be sent back to the front lines of a war he didn't agree with. 

Since he fled to Canada in 2005, Key has been embroiled in a new fight... to stay in this country and keep his family together.

From growing up in Guthrie, Oklahoma to crossing the border at Niagara falls, it's been a long journey: