From a refugee camp in Nepal to the Great Australian Dream

By Suman Chhetri As Told to Rosamund Burton
Updated January 21 2018 - 10:43pm, first published December 5 2017 - 1:44pm
AFR. 2nd of December 2017. (left to right) Goma Khadka Chhetri, Sharon Chhetri (older daughter), Suman Chhetri, Shayana Chhetri (younger daughter), Nakul Chhetri and Dibyasori Chhetri at their home in Marayong. The family escaped Bhutan as refugees and they have bought a house together and all the adults are helping to pay the morgage. Story: Caitlin Fitszimmons. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer

I am 34 years old and was born in southern Bhutan. My family were part of the Nepali-speaking Bhutanese??? community, known as Lhotshampas???. My father was a businessman and we had a farm.

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