Gaining acceptance of your relationship from family and friends and spending quality time with your partner is challenging when he's serving a life sentence for second-degree murder. Award-winning fiction writer Diane Schoemperlen chronicles her tumultuous six-year relationship with Shane, a prison inmate, in "This is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications." Schoemperlen joins The Agenda in the Summer to discuss Canada's prison system and Shane, her all-too-real ball and chain.
Episode:
The Agenda in the Summer: Diane Schoemperlen
Aired:
Aug 10, 2016