'We got kicked out with the German occupation'
I was born in Italy in 1943, and as a baby I became very dehydrated. We got kicked out of our village with the German occupation and my mother lost her milk.
I’m told I was in a coma for the first 3-4 months of my life and it sounds like I am lucky to be alive.
But I think this was the start of my staghorn calculus, which appeared later.
We moved to Australia when I was 16 and when we arrived, I couldn’t speak a word of English.
So I was working in my uncle’s restaurant in the day and learning English