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A Proud Greek on Greek Independence Day

  “There are two types of people: Greeks, and everyone who wishes they were Greek.” On March 25th, Greeks around the world honorED their heritage by rejoicing in Greece’s independence after 400 years of Turkish Ottoman rule. The Hellenic spirit has continued to endure long after March 25, 1821 — 194...

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This Will Not Be Another Greek Tragedy

  We know the faces of poverty. They are recognizable in every urban landscape throughout the United States. The human instinct is to experience an immediate rush of compassion, and if generosity prevails, to act. As a Greek-American, the images of the poor lining the streets of democracy’s birthplace in Athens...