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Peabody marks Greek Independence Day with flag raising

From left, Christos Kalaitzidis, age 8, Ionna Kalaitzidis, age 9, and Joanna Tsetsakou, age 13, applaud at the flag raising event for the 200th anniversary of Greek independence. (Julia Hopkins)
PEABODY — While the Irish had their special day Wednesday on St. Patrick’s Day, it was the Greeks’ turn on Thursday.  It was a day of celebration for Peabody’s Greek-American community, which came together to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Greek independence with a flag raising at City Hall. A small but enthusiastic group gathered…

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