This is the story of a girl 'Tamama', lost during the persecution of Pontic Greeks in Turkey during the years 1916-1923.  Starving refugees who wandered aimlessly found homes in neighbouring Turkish houses. The Turkish families that made them their own, and the Greeks who had lost them, didn't talk about these incidents for years. And so in 1916, Tamama found refuge in a Turkish family, but in her old age she began to speak her native tongue and yearned to return to her ancestral village, which only proves that identity isn't lost even until death.

 

 

     

 

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