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Scott Jones, openly gay Nova Scotia man, speaks about his attack and recovery

Scott Jones, 27, was stabbed twice in the back leaving him paralyzed after a vicious attack. (Courtesy of Amy Punke)

Scott Jones, 27, was stabbed twice in the back leaving him paralyzed after a vicious attack. (Courtesy of Amy Punke)

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Scott Jones was stabbed twice in the back and had his throat cut on October 12. One of the strikes to his back severed his spinal cord, and has left him paralyzed.

He believes he was targeted because he is gay.

Two months on, Mr. Jones is a patient at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre in Halifax, and ready to talk about his attack, his feelings for the man accused of attacking him, and his recovery.

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