This story first appeared in More than Fiction, a publication of ASAAP which you can read online here.
My name is Savitri. I was born, and brought up outside of Canada. I am a mother, a grand-mother, and a greatgrand-mother. My husband and I had separated long before.
I came to Canada like so many others, with the hope of a better life. My immigration status was uncertain, so I went through some hard times.
I decided to talk to a trusted friend I met in Canada, and he told me not to worry,