Former Berkeley resident, ‘Peace Mom,’ runs for governor

Sheehan became the face of an anti-war movement in 2005, when she set up camp outside a Crawford, Texas, ranch and refused to leave until George W. Bush — who was on vacation there — agreed to meet with her. Sheehan dubbed the site of her protest Camp Casey, after her son, Casey Sheehan, who was killed at age 24 while serving in the U.S. Army in Baghdad, Iraq, the year before. Sheehan blamed Bush for her son’s death and wanted an explanation.
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