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Granny Maritsa, symbol of Lesvos refugee compassion, passes away at 89

Maritsa Mavropoulou does not live on the island of Lesvos anymore. One of the three grannies, who became symbol of the Greek compassion and kindness with refugees, passed away at the age of 89. It was October 2015, when the picture of the three elderly Greek women feeding a refugee …

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Greece receives “Heroes 2018” Award for its stance to refugee crisis

“I accept the award in the name of the Greek people,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during his speech upon receiving the Global Hope Coalition award for the stance of Greece on the refugee crisis. The awards “Heroes of 2018 against extremism and intolerance” were given during the Global Hope …

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