After the Caucasus war, Russia’s tzarsexiled people who didn’t do what theywanted.
My four grand grand parents who livedin Adygea Republic exiled in Syria, ina village where lived only Adygeans :Breika.
When my father was six, the Six Dayswar destroyed Breika.
My father and his parents went toDamascus to live in. My father changedhis name in order to become moreintegrated.
Later, he decided to move abroad tocontinue his studies and became aradiologist. He went on his studies inGrenoble and in Alsace where he met mymother.
At the beginning of the twentieth century,Luigi GALELLI, a man of italian originborn in 1887, went to Germany for is job.There, a French research team asked him towork with them in mines as a bomb disposalexpert.
So, he went in Alsace to live in. Then, hemet Marrie Miesch, a housewife, born in 1890with German nationality because Germany wasoften in conflict with France and occupiedAlsace. They decided to marry and they hadsix children. One of them, Louis, born in1928, was my grand-father.
Some years after his return in France, hemet my grand-mother, Bernadette Schmitt,born in 1938. The two young people marriedand had six children too.My mother was the fifth kid, followed byher twin sister.
Florence GALELLI, born in 1968began medical studies and met theman who became my father.
THROUGH GENERATIONS, THROUGH TRAVELS By Lisa, Léa, Bernadette,Mihriban
THROUGH GENERATIONS, THROUGH TRAVELSLisa, Léa, Bernadette et Mihriban