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He Was Imprisoned And Losing His Mind. 'Anna Karenina' Saved Him

He Was Imprisoned And Losing His Mind. 'Anna Karenina' Saved Him

NPR - Gregory Warner , Qieer Wang, John Poole , Louis Weeks

Mohamed Barud was a 31-year-old newlywed when he was sentenced to life in prison in Somalia. This was 1981. Somalia was ruled by a military dictator, Siad Barre. And Mohamed's crime, if you can call it that, was writing a letter complaining about conditions at the local hospital, a complaint the …

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