A letter from Greece
Message in a bottle
28 augustus 2019
Photo taken by N, in front of her makeshift tent in Samos Jungle
4 oktober 2019 om 13:29
I’m so sorry to hear about your struggles. Thank you for your letter, that is so needly written.
Remember, you are a child of God, thát is your identity. And you are very very valuable.
I pray for your safety and the common sense of the European people and leaders.
7 november 2019 om 19:17
Dear, I feel so sorry for all your misery in your current life! If I would live in Greece, I would try to come over to you to give you both material and personal support. But I live far away in Holland, on the other side of Europe. I have recently given money to refugee aid organisaitions that are active in Greece. Hopefully, you directly profit from it. Frequently, I feel a little sad because of the huge inequality in Europe of which you are a random victim. Most of all, I hope the Greek authorities will soon give you a license for travelling further to any European country which provides sustainable shelter for you for good! My heart is with you!
Mr Jos Santen
27 oktober 2019 om 23:46
I read your letter and feel ashamed but that wont help you.
I,m going to think of you often and when I do that I will look up the stars and ask them that they will protect you until you will will be free and safe again.
29 oktober 2019 om 06:55
How heartbreaking it is to read your story. And what you want and seek for yourself and others is admirabel and beautiful. Never be ashamed for who you are and also in what curcumstances you find yourself. You are a beautiful human being and I wish I’ve met you face to face. I hope and more, pray and pray that things will change. They will change but when.. I pray for you, lovely N. Stay strong and hopefully out of harms way. I understand that you are not safe. I hope you find people where you can feel more protected. It’s so unfair, that you are there and I’m here. I will speak up where I can for you and for everyone with you. And pray to God. To make a change. I hugh you now and I hope you will receive a little strenght from my side. Hold on! Hold on!
I hear you. I see you. People are fighting and pleading for you. You are not forgotten.
1 november 2019 om 19:52
I wrote to the Head of Office of the UNHCR, that they should accept you in the Netherlands as an LGBT refugee. I am so sorry she didn’t answer my plea. I included your letter and a photo of the fire where you lost everything except your life. I hope you are well again and that you are coping as before. I send you much love. Stay strong , warm hugs
6 november 2019 om 18:53
What a terrible situation. You’ve got such an important mission. I wholeheartedly hope your words and ideas will be heard. Please know you’re worthy and important. It’s shame you’re treated this wat. I can’t vind the words to describe it. I will send your letter to my friends.
16 november 2019 om 18:42
I agree completely with your point of view! Of course no one should be judged because of the persons they love. You have the right to be free.
I also work as a teacher, and I hope for you that you will work as a teacher again, some time from now.
I wish you strength and hope,
Warm greetings, Hester (48)
21 november 2019 om 19:23
I thank you for your letter, sharing your story and situation with us. I hope you will find changes in your circumstances soon, and in de meantime experience sufficient hope and strength to carry on.
21 november 2019 om 20:30
Good day to you all,
This is Ms. N writing to you from Greece. First, I’d like to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to all of you that have responded to my letter above. Such kindness and empathy towards our plyte as refugees not only puts smiles on our faces but gives us tremendous hope to keep on going despite all odds out here. Please keep up with the good work out there because this is the driving force that helps us out here. Please stay blessed
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