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By Emilios Kyrou

This publication strains my family's background within the village of Sfikia in northern Greece, our migration to Australia in 1968 and my lifestyles within the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows till I began my criminal carreer.

The impetus for the ebook used to be the realisation that, until I acquired an oral heritage of my relatives from my aged mom and dad, it will perish with them. As I listened to my mom and dad reminisce, I realised that there has been a lot approximately their tale of which i used to be unaware and that i won a deeper knowing of the problem they had persisted. I additionally mirrored on my family's early years in Australia whilst racist name callings brought on me to be embarrassed about my Greek historical past, to feel embarrassment about my mom and dad or even to undertake the Anglo-sounding identify, John.

Fortunately, as soon as racism receded, I got here to understand and appreciate my mom and dad and my Greek historical past, and commenced asking humans to name me Emilios. This e-book isn't just approximately my actual trip as a migrant; it's also approximately my emotional trip and approximately how I overcame racism and reclaimed my identity.

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