"I started to climb a mountain, and I started to think to myself ‘I am leaving my country now but I don’t want to leave.'’’

- Rima

"These are experiences that have marked my life and they turn you into a different person for the rest of your life."

- Lorenza

"For a mother it is different; you can immortalise your young children, but when it’s one’s husband it’s horrible because I’m already old and he stays young - like Dorian Gray."

- Graciela

"Even though time passes, the wounds never heal themselves totally, especially that of the heart."

- Buscarita

"I get panic attacks when I feel the pain come on. And in those moments, I’m very fearful because I never know how I’m going to get out of it."

- Maria