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Name Kathayoon
Origin: Theran, Iran
Current Home: Stockholm, Sweden
Story told by:: Peter Eriksson

After completing her university studies, Kathayoon and her husband decided to move to Sweden from Theran to have the possibities to create a better life for themselves. Her husband moved first and then Kathayoon joined him together with the couple's two daughters. She quickly learned Swedish and started working with financials.  More than 30 years later, she finds that life became as good as they thought when they decided to move ...

When she moved to Sweden, Kathayoon took earth from Iran. For a long time she saved the earth and smelled of it the times she felt homesick. The day she felt she was Swedish, she threw away the earth.