Rita, your parents moved from Kosovo to London in order to give you and your siblings a better life. What does your home country mean to you today?
I feel very close to it, even though I left Kosovo so early in my life. I don’t want people to think that I’ve abandoned where I’m from. I am actually working with UNICEF in order give back for all the love and support I have received from the people there. But I also really admire my mom and dad’s brave decision to move.
As a child, were you able to understand what your parents had done for you?
They didn’t even speak English and it was a big adjustment, but at the time I just didn’t realize how bad it was. The older I got the more I saw what they sacrificed most – their families. It…Read Now Read later