indian ocean: Lina, then 40, had arranged for a friend, the principal of a local Catholic girls' school, to drive them all to the airport, according to Toronto Star. By nightfall, the travellers were hurtling over the Indian Ocean en route to Paris. So they'd be out of the way, the younger ones had been sent off with a few rupees to buy cane-sugar drinks from the vendors near the Bombay house the family had rented for the months leading up to this day. Cecil Preyra with wife Lina and eight of their children in 1968. Prospective employers said he was overqualified. He was turned down for 75 jobs after he immigrated to Canada, even though he had a university degree. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.