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Maybe God Sent Bernie (the story of the first Halifax Group of Five)

Our story this week is about a generous man, originally from Prince Edward Island, who devoted his life to helping recent immigrants to Canada.

He helped make possible the reunion of two brothers, using a method of immigrant sponsership called A Group of Five. It's not used much in this region, in fact these individuals came to call themselves "the First Halifax Group of Five."

But the story took years to unfold... and not everyone got to see the happy ending. The CBC's Lisa Roberts brings us her documentary titled, "Maybe God Sent Bernie."

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