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Election brings no hope to Athens soup kitchens

 Reuters 04 May 2019

In front of a rundown building in central Athens, four men and a young woman pull a huge pot and bottle of gas from the trunk of a car and set them up on the pavement. (874 Words) - By Ingrid Melander and Daphne Papadopoulou

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Children wait in line to receive food at a soup kitchen for the poor in Athens April 24, 2019. Every day, through an informal group they call "O Allos Anthropos", or "The Fellow Man", four men and a young woman feed all comers - thanks to donations. Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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Constantinos Polychronopoulos, an unemployed marketing specialist, distributes food portions at a soup kitchen in Athens. Every day, through an informal group they call "O Allos Anthropos", or "The Fellow Man", they feed all comers - thanks to donations. Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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Georgia Kolia (C), 63, a volunteer with two adult children, both unemployed, distributes food portions at the Agia Zonis Orthodox church soup kitchen for the poor in Athens April 24, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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Georgia Kolia (C), 63, a volunteer with two adult children, both unemployed, distributes food portions at the Agia Zonis Orthodox church soup kitchen for the poor in Athens April 24, 2019. Three quarters of Greeks say they are struggling to keep up with bills.Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis


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