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IN People ON 24 Dec, 2015
No one can ever imagine a sewer as ideal home and live there for a long time but, undoubtedly a couple namely Maria Garcia and husband, Miguel Restrepo did this. They both met on the streets of Medellin, Colombia and fell in love with each other. Surprisingly, they were both drug addicts at that time and out of their love decided to give up on their addictions. With a strong strength to persist without money and family to accept, they made their home in a sewer and are still living over there for last twenty-two years without feeling any urge to leave it.
This is the power of love that we can say has recovered their lives with irredeemable disaster.
Explore the heart-touching story of this couple below and get inspired.
When they met, they were both drug addicts. In Columbia, they lived on streets which were known for violence and narcotics smuggling.
By kicking out their addictions, they live happily in the sewer.
For the first time ever when they met, their lives were on the edge of tragedy. They faced a hard time on streets of Medellin.
Without money and family to look after them, they both took shelter in the sewer.
Together they made sewer the best place to live for them.
They also have a dog named Blackie who gives them company. Blackie is the guardian of their home and a great helping companion.
22-years ago, they never had anything to survive. But, together they made their livelihood possible.
After 22-years later, they are still living happily in the sewer.
Both husband and wife never thought to leave that place.
They also have a TV to enjoy in their homestead.
Like every other family, they also decorate their home on occasions.
According to them, their location is quite peaceful and best ever to live away from the crowd of the city.
They never thought ever of leaving that place in spite of their improving lives.
He and his wife settled together 22-years ago and are still there. Must share love story we can ever discover!