‘Holding onto our roots’: Lebanese farming dynasty 110 years in the making

His wife Myrna, who also hails from a Lebanese background, said it had been very emotional to return to the house her ancestors had left more than a century ago.

We live in Australia, but Lebanon lives in us.

“I don’t forget Lebanon and I would like to convey my pride in my Lebanese ancestry to my children and to my community in Toowoomba,” she said.

“My husband’s family lost its connection to Lebanon after 100 years of immigration, but with my marriage to Tony, I felt like I had re-established this connection and belonging to the family.”

Source: sbs.com.au by Petra Taok Al Hindi

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