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Outlook Weekend: The Voyage of Meg and Elena

When Meg and Elena fell in love, Elena's family couldn't accept that she was gay. The couple took drastic action to reach a place where they could be together

Meg and Elena were living oceans apart in Canada and Russia when they met in an online chatroom. Elena's family in Russia couldn't accept that she was in love with a woman so the couple came up with a daring escape plan. They decided to sail tens of thousands of kilometres from Turkey to Canada, even though they didn't have the skills or experience for such a challenge.

Presenter: Saskia Edwards

Image and Credit: Meg and Elena

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