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Woman of Lebanese Background Wins ‘Land Down Under’ MasterChef
Larissa Takchi celebrates her victory. (MasterChef Australia Facebook Page)

Woman of Lebanese Background Wins ‘Land Down Under’ MasterChef

Larissa Takchi, born and raised in Sydney, Australia, just won the reality television show MasterChef Australia. The 22-year-old, who is of Lebanese descent and comes from a large family, was the youngest contestant in the competition. “To my family, fiancé, friends, the Hills area and the Lebanese community, I have no words that come close to how much I truly appreciate all of your support. This Masterchef journey was the hardest thing I’ve ever been through and without the support back at home, I don’t think I could’ve done it. I think without my upbringing, and without my family, I wouldn’t be the person I am today – an average gal with a huge Lebanese culture,” she wrote on her Facebook page.

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