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Portraits of Greek survival in an economic meltdown

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Christina Tchatchou, 30, an actress/singer, poses for a picture in her bedroom in Athens March 27. When asked how she had been affected by the economic crisis, Tchatchou replied, 'I haven't been that affected as I didn't get paid that much before anyway. However I get less work than I did.'

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Aris Christodoulou, 39, a martial arts instructor, poses for a picture in his gymnasium in Athens on March 28. When asked how he had been affected by the economic crisis, Christodoulou replied, 'My clients cannot meet the subscription fees and me and my partners aren't taking a wage'.

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Christos Vassiliou, 79, retired sausage maker, poses for a picture in a shopping centre in central Athens on March 28. When asked how he had been affected by the economic crisis, Vassiliou replied, 'my pension has been cut by 250 euros ($334) a month. If it continues like this I will be thrown out of my house because I can't afford my rent.'

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George Andrianakis, 56, a farmer, stands on the back of his pickup truck with one of his kid goats in the yard of his farm at the village of Stafania, in the Peloponesse area of Greece March 17. When asked how he had been affected by the economic crisis, Andrianakis replied, " I am surviving rather than living".

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Pauline Delli, 32, a psychiatric nurse, poses in the street outside her place of work in Athens on March 27. When asked how she had been affected by the economic crisis, Delli replied, 'I am just living day to day and not thinking about the future.'

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