Parents living abroad: “I needed to rip off a part of myself”

It’s not easy to leave your family and especially your children behind. But these parents all did it with one purpose: a career.  Our 21bis reporters talked about the struggles of having a parent living abroad. The father of Mila, one of our 21bis reporters, lives in Turkey. Because of the coronavirus outbreak, they haven’t seen each other in over six months.

Text & video: Mila Noor De Baere, video: Arthur van Duyse, Photo:  © Ella Van Dessel