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gregMykonos-e1384315055226Welcome to my blog—where I write about my own personal experiences and things that are important to me. Unlike the majority of stories on this site, here, you will actually read my opinions on things. Feel free to comment and share your own viewpoints on these matters and by all means, feel free to disagree. I’d love your feedback.

Part Three: Another Auschwitz? Indeed, There Wasn’t Just One

Part Three: Another Auschwitz? Indeed, There Wasn’t Just One

Gregory C. Pappas August 31, 2014 0

Read Part Two before reading Part Three below. Adjacent to the main camp called Auschwitz I, about a kilometer away is a second camp called Auschwitz II-Birkenau.This is the camp with the famous “Tower

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Part Two: Auschwitz, The Ugliest Place on Earth

Part Two: Auschwitz, The Ugliest Place on Earth

Gregory C. Pappas August 30, 2014 5

Read Part One of my journey here The feeling of walking through the main gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau is indescribable. You’ve seen it a hundred times, in photos and documentaries; in Schindler’s List and so

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Part One: (Monday, August 25, 2014) The Ghosts of Auschwitz Were Everywhere

Part One: (Monday, August 25, 2014) The Ghosts of Auschwitz Were Everywhere

Gregory C. Pappas August 28, 2014 2

Three days in Krakow, Poland and extensive research for a film I’m producing has been difficult. I spent hours on end flipping page after page of archives in a second floor reading room in a

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Here’s a Solution to the Surplus Fruit Crisis in Greece

Here’s a Solution to the Surplus Fruit Crisis in Greece

Gregory C. Pappas August 20, 2014 1

Thousands of tons of fresh, wholesome Greek fruit sits idly, rotting in warehouses throughout Greece while inept diplomats in Brussels try and figure out what to do about the recent Putin-inspired ban by Russia

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Enduring Lessons from a Life-Changing Journey: Thank You Leon Logothetis

Enduring Lessons from a Life-Changing Journey: Thank You Leon Logothetis

Gregory C. Pappas August 9, 2014 0

Exactly one year ago today— I began a new chapter of my life that would forever change me. It was August 9, 2013 and I had spent much of the summer in Los Angeles.

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While We Sit Back and Bash Israel, A Bigger Tragedy of Biblical Proportions Unfolds

While We Sit Back and Bash Israel, A Bigger Tragedy of Biblical Proportions Unfolds

admin July 23, 2014 19

While the West— the largely Christian West— is busy condemning Israel for protecting its citizens from a constant barrage of terror from a brutal regime that uses its own children as bait for bombings—

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Bravo AHEPA, Just Bravo

Bravo AHEPA, Just Bravo

Gregory C. Pappas July 19, 2014 3

Almost a century after it was founded to promote Hellenism and to combat discrimination against Greeks in America, AHEPA is leading the way in the Greek American community as it heads into its 92nd

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Twenty Years Later We Haven’t Learned Anything; A Prayer for Mothers by Glykeria

Twenty Years Later We Haven’t Learned Anything; A Prayer for Mothers by Glykeria

Gregory C. Pappas July 3, 2014 6

Yesterday I attended a memorial service in Chicago for Eyal, Gilad and Naftali— three Israeli teenagers who were abducted and brutally murdered. Although all fingers point to Hamas— it has yet to be confirmed

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Why Pride?

Why Pride?

Gregory C. Pappas June 29, 2014 6

In cities across the world, people are celebrating, marching and reveling in what is called “Pride” festivities and parades this weekend. Still, a whole separate part of the population sits back, confused, some even

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The Power of Study Abroad in Greece

The Power of Study Abroad in Greece

Gregory C. Pappas June 19, 2014 0

The power of a community is when we can all come together for a common cause. In my opinion, there is no better cause right now than education. More specifically, study abroad in Greece.

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