FROM NORTH DAKOTA TO MANITOBA by Sylvie Bertrand • Cleaver Magazine
Oh, it will never happen here, the nurse says. If she is concerned, she is too nice to show it. Everyone is so nice here. The nurses, the lawyer who helps us with the paperwork, the people from the refugee center who bring us clothes; even the doctor, the surgeon who amputated all of our fingers, except for one of my thumbs, is a really nice man.