What if you woke up one day and found out you didn’t exist? Every piece of identification that told the world who you are was gone and there was no way of proving who you were!
We all take our identify as a given right, provided to us when we are born. However 10 million people around the world are without any legal identification. They are what’s called ’Stateless’.
For the first 28 years of his life, this was Fadi’s world in Lebanon. 2 years ago, he landed in Australia and became the first stateless person to be Issued a Skilled Shortage Visa.
His journey is one of suffering, despair and eventually triumph. A true testament of strength, perseverance and most importantly hope.