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Dorchester Penitentiary: I Kind and Nova Scotia

dorchester penitentiary: Under normal circumstances, he would be getting released in January, according to The Chronicle Herald. Instead, he's fighting to stay in the country he has called home almost his entire life. Abdi spoke with The Chronicle Herald from Dorchester Penitentiary, where he is serving out the last few months of his five-and-a-half-year prison sentence. Abdi was six when he and his older sister came to Nova Scotia from Somalia, a war-torn country that was recently the site of a terrorist attack that took 500 lives. When my two aunts told me we were going to Canada, I kind of understood. I was very young, but I saw a lot of my family members die, like my grandparents, my sister, my aunts and uncles and my mum, he said. ( As reported in the news.