Laura and Thanos Ntoumanis recently moved from Greece to Germany, where Thanos, a psychiatrist, got a job. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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With Its Economy Hobbled, Greece's Well-Educated Drain Away

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Maria Souta (center), a Roma grandmother in her 50s, lives in a shack in the Roma camp near Corinth, Greece. She supports her family by picking aluminum cans out of the trash. "I really want my children to get an education and get out of here," she says. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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'They Want To Fit In': An Uphill Struggle For Greece's Roma

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CBS correspondent George Polk and his wife, Rea, in 1948, shortly before his murder on May 8 of that year in Greece. Megaloeconomou/AP hide caption

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American's Death Still A Greek Mystery, 65 Years Later

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A woman takes a call at the Greek charity The Smile of the Child, which is caring for a girl who police say was abducted by a Roma couple. Officials are trying to find her biological parents. Thanassis Stavrakis/AP hide caption

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The leader of ultra-right wing Golden Dawn party Nikos Michaloliakos is escorted by masked police officers from the police headquarters in Athens on Saturday. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mois Yussuroum, a 94-year-old retired dentist, fought the Nazis as part of the Greek resistance during World War II. "Of the 650 Greek Jews who fought in the resistance, I'm the only one still alive," he says. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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'We Are Next': Greek Jews Fear Rise Of Far-Right Party

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Makis Anagnostou, a worker and union leader, bottles lavender-scented fabric softener at VIO.ME, a former tile materials factory that went bust and has been revived by its staff as a collective making environmentally-friendly detergent. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Citing Dignity, Greek Workers Take Over Factory

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Protesters wave flags outside the Athens headquarters of broadcaster ERT on Wednesday. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras shut down the network Tuesday, but workers are occupying the building. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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'Now What?': Greeks Confront Shutting Of Public Broadcaster

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A protester burns an effigy depicting a Greek worker, in front of parliament in Athens on April 28. A few hundred public servants protested peacefully as lawmakers voted on a new austerity bill. Kostas Tsironis/AP hide caption

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