A Greek Exile in South Africa

By Phillipa – (henrymakow.com) March 16, 2013

An elderly woman begs outside the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens. Click to enlarge

I cannot get myself to say that we “fled” Greece, but we left due to the fact the writing was on the wall as far back as 2005.

‘My children attended school in Greece, and these were the happiest years they have ever had. Greece is a paradise for families even with all its ups and downs.
What made it difficult for us was that the cost of living was beyond expensive. Basic foods were far too expensive; your everyday living expenses were already then spiraling out of control. We left in order to save what we could.
My experience of Greece is that it is a great country with so much potential and opportunities but the ongoing corruption from politicians AND the public has destroyed Greece.

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