“Imagine a young, low-educated mom of three, in an international nation, making her husband and fleeing her very own house or apartment with no cash, papers in accordance with nowhere to get, ” says Adelaide-born 59-year-old Christos Despotakis who enjoyed significantly less than 10 years of both his parents to his life before their mom made a decision to keep an untenable wedding and board ‘Patris‘ in the long journey back once again to Greece.
Created in 1933 in Afandou, a tiny town on the area of Rhodes, Greece, Christos’ mom, Stamatia, obeying her father’s desires, reluctantly decided to migrate to Australia as a ???? (bride) for a one-way admission to Australia.
Full of desires, hopes and apprehension, the woman that is 25-year-old the ship SS Orion, after a lengthy and tiresome journey from Rhodes to Australia armed using the picture of a guy she had never ever met within one hand along with her dowry agreement within the other. Continue reading “She reached Adelaide’s Outer Harbour in belated July 1958 where her future husband had been waiting for.”