Y. Papadopoulos: “We know what it means to be a refugee”

11 februari 2016 – If she could, 85-year-old Maritsa Mavrapidi would walk down the road from her front gate to the beach of Skala Sykamias and wait – as she has done so many times in the past – for the boats to land. After all, she knows exactly what it means to be refugee.

“Our mothers came here as refugees from Turkey, just across the way, and they were just girls at the time. They came without clothes, with nothing,” she says. “That’s why we feel sorry for the migrants.”

Read the complete article of Yiannis Papadopoulos at: Ekathimerini.com

© Y. Papadopoulos, February 11 2016, Ekathimerini.com

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