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Kalamata: homeless sleeps under the Christmas tree…

Passersby were seriously concerned to see a homeless man sleeping under the Christmas tree in the main square of Kalamata in Southern Peloponnese.Some even called the police as the man did not react to their calls and they thought, he had fell victim of the cold night.

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But the whole set was just an artistic intervention to raise public awareness and to emphasize that despite the Christmas lights, the decorations and the festive atmosphere there are fellow citizens, who suffer daily.

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Eventually, short after the municipality workers removed the dummy.

It has not been known who is the artist behind this action to raise public awareness.

source: local newspaper tharros.gr

 

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