Myanmar's 'God's Army' guerrilla twins reunite; 1 seeks new life, the other, fallen comrades

November 2, 2013 4:06 AM

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Myanmar's 'God's Army' guerrilla twins reunite; 1 seeks new life, the other, fallen comrades

SANGKHLABURI, Thailand – When they were kids, Johnny and Luther Htoo were bulletproof and invulnerable to land mines — or so went the story that briefly made them famous as hundreds of guerrillas followed and even worshipped them in the southeastern jungles of Myanmar. Today, well over a decade later, their "God's Army" is no more, and the twins' greatest accomplishment may be that both are still alive.

Luther lives in Sweden. Johnny remains at an unofficial refugee camp inside Thailand, not far from where the brothers were sent after they surrendered to Thai authorities in 2001. Now 25, Johnny has hopes of reuniting with family in New Zealand, and Luther has questions about their former comrades t...

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