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One Young Greek Explains Why So Many Are Leaving

Alkistis Anagnostopoulou-Merkouri, 20, hopes to leave Greece for good. (LinkedIn)
Alkistis Anagnostopoulou-Merkouri, 20, hopes to leave Greece for good. (LinkedIn)

As risk continues to mount for Greece’s financial situation, many young Greeks are looking to leave the country. Finding a job is tough, with the youth unemployment rate at more than 50 percent.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with 20-year-old Greek student Alkistis Anagnostopoulou-Merkouri about her life in Athens and why she wants to leave her home country for good.

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