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Culture > Current Affairs > Sept 2008. (3) Toki Koizumi, the grandson of Lafcadio Hearn visits Kythera to pay homage to his grandparents.

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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 26.10.2008

Sept 2008. (3) Toki Koizumi, the grandson of Lafcadio Hearn visits Kythera to pay homage to his grandparents.

Sept 2008. (3) Toki Koizumi, the grandson of Lafcadio Hearn visits Kythera to pay homage to his grandparents. - Hearn007

Toki Koizumi (left, back to camera), Ioannis Γ Kasimatis, (left foreground), his grandfathers' biographer, and his host on the island, centre.

George Haros from Saint George Smallgoods, Sydney, a great benefactor to the Kytherian Association of Australia, to the right. George acted as an interpreter between Toki and Ioannis, by using English as the intermediary language.

The three of them visited the gravesite of Toki's grandmother, Rosa Antonia Kassimati.

Much older photograph of Rosa Kassimati's gravesite

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