Deptford, NJ – On the eve of Greek Independence day in Philadelphia, it was an emotional Saturday evening. Through poem and passionate heartfelt comments, the Greek community united and listened as honored guest and Eleftheria Medal recipient, Dr. Spiro Spireas closed with his thoughts on Hellenism, family and Orthodoxy. “These are the elements that make us Greek and forge our identity”, said Spireas. Spireas was the second recipient in as many years to receive the honor that is given to a dedicated Hellene.

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