“Under the Greek flag on 19th street and the Ben Franklin Parkway, a ceremonial singing of the Greek national Anthem, launched the parade. Twelve Evzones and a lieutenant led the way. Behind them leaders of the Greek community assembled along with the Eleftheria Medal recipients the Karabots, Grand Marshals Pamela and Tom Papadopoulos, and members of the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley…”

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