Dec. 7, 2011
BOSTON — Debbie DiMasi, the wife of disgraced former Mass. House speaker Sal DiMasi, is opening up about her husband’s transition from Beacon Hill to prison. In her first interview since her husband began an eight-year prison sentence, Debbie told WGBH’s Emily Rooney that Sal seemed strong and peaceful when they parted ways.
“In many ways a lot of the stress was gone,” she said. “He looked a little bit better because the past few weeks have been very, very difficult — saying goodbye to people and preparing for the unknown. So he had some peace about him because the anticipation of getting in there was gone. And he’s in a good frame of mind and as strong as you can be, being in that kind of atmosphere.”
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