50 grandchildren Musemma Smailova’a happiness

Each Crimean Tatar family has its own story, saturated with the bitterness of separation from the Motherland, life in a foreign land, hunger and poverty, a long ride home. Musemma Smailova was deported from Crimea when she was 15 years old. She remembers her happy life in the pre-war Ay-Serez and the brutal deportation of 1944 very well. Today she is truly rich — her pride is 50 grandchildren!