The Listening Project

On Now : Woman's Hour
Infant Mortality; author Clare Grogan; film-maker Charlotte Metcalf

The language of love: Carey and Christa

Duration: 03:22 minutes

When Christa Succo, a young German girl, was issued with her work permit at Crowborough police station in 1958, she never intended on staying a day longer than a year.

However, whilst working as an au-pair she met farm manager Carey, who would beg her to stay and marry him.

54 years later, Carey and Christa came together for the Listening Project to recall those early days of loveā€¦

Broadcast on/submitted to:
BBC Radio Kent