Caucasus: Azerbaijani Women: azwomen39

MURGUZALLI, AZERBAIJAN.  Gulgaz Ahmadova, 43, whose sister is married to the grandson Yvonne Botto nee Ivonna Shirmammadova, 83, feeds a baby lamb milk as Botto's granddaughter, Saida Shirmammadova, 25, looks on beside their family's home on November 23, 2011.  Born in Monaco in 1928 and raised in La Fayet, France, Botto first came to Murguzalli, Azerbaijan with her first husband, Shamet Shirmammadov, a young Azeri escapee from a German prisoner of war camp who attended her father's underground communist meetings in France; three years after returning to his hometown, he passed away and she remarried Shirmammadov in 1954 according to local village custom, although she swears to the present day he does not love her like her first husband Shamet did, and converted to Islam.

MURGUZALLI, AZERBAIJAN. Gulgaz Ahmadova, 43, whose sister is married to the grandson Yvonne Botto nee Ivonna Shirmammadova, 83, feeds a baby lamb milk as Botto's granddaughter, Saida Shirmammadova, 25, looks on beside their family's home on November 23, 2011. Born in Monaco in 1928 and raised in La Fayet, France, Botto first came to Murguzalli, Azerbaijan with her first husband, Shamet Shirmammadov, a young Azeri escapee from a German prisoner of war camp who attended her father's underground communist meetings in France; three years after returning to his hometown, he passed away and she remarried Shirmammadov in 1954 according to local village custom, although she swears to the present day he does not love her like her first husband Shamet did, and converted to Islam.