“Imagine a young, low-educated mom of three, in an international nation, making her spouse and fleeing her very own house with no cash, papers sufficient reason for nowhere to get, ” says Adelaide-born 59-year-old Christos Despotakis who enjoyed not as much as 10 years of both his parents to his life before their mom chose to keep an untenable wedding and board ‘Patris‘ in the long journey back once again to Greece.
Created in 1933 in Afandou, a village that is small the area of Rhodes, Greece, Christos’ mom, Stamatia, obeying her father’s desires, reluctantly decided to migrate to Australia as a ???? (bride) on a one-way admission to Australia.
Full of aspirations, hopes and apprehension, the 25-year-old girl boarded the ship SS Orion, after a lengthy and tiresome journey from Rhodes to Australia equipped aided by the picture of a guy she had never ever met in a single hand along with her dowry contract when you look at the other. ادامه مطلب