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Jaap Albregtse, retired fisherman, in front of a photograph of his father, Jacob, who was also a fisherman. Breskens Harbour, The Netherlands.

"My father was a fisherman for 30 years and our family had been fishing for 100 years. Although it wasn't a duty, it was a kind of tradition to go into fishing. Unfortunately, I was the man who quit, otherwise we wouldn't have survived financially".

Jaap Albregtse, Breskens fisherman for 50 years.

Background picture: Peter Verdurmen.
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Jaap Albregtse, retired fisherman, in front of a photograph of his father, Jacob, who was also a fisherman. Breskens Harbour, The Netherlands.<br />
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"My father was a fisherman for 30 years and our family had been fishing for 100 years. Although it wasn't a duty, it was a kind of tradition to go into fishing. Unfortunately, I was the man who quit, otherwise we wouldn't have survived financially".<br />
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Jaap Albregtse, Breskens fisherman for 50 years.<br />
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Background picture: Peter Verdurmen.