Zeitmagazin - back home
Celestine was grown up near Marburg with her parents and her 8 sisters and brothers. Because of political reasons her father had to leave Togo in 1993 and found asylum in Germany. The whole family was living in Cölbe for 13 years. The children were grown up with german language and culture. In 2006, September 18th, at night suddenly the police was in front of their house to bring them to the airport. The whole family was supposed to be deported to Togo, without speaking the language, without any medical provision, without any prospect. The physical condition of her father was too bad to enter the airplane. He is suffering from a heart disease. So finally and until today only the father has to stay in Germany, the rest of the family has to live in Africa. Celestine fall in love with a german Togolese visiting Lomé and they married . So after 7 years Togo, now, she can come back home… to Germany.