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Bakers Unite As Increasing Number Of Poor Greeks Can’t Even Afford A Loaf Of Bread

Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:58
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zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Sep 22, 2016

Almost a year after Greece surrendered into the arms of the international lenders and the International Monetary Fund and the austerity cuts started to affect people’s lives. One Greek explains the dismal reality of everyday life for many…

Did you know that there are people in Greece who cannot afford to buy even a loaf of bread at a cost of €0.60 – €0.70?

A bakery in our neighborhood was offering a bread at a special price for pensioners and unemployed.The special price was just half a euro.

At one point, I remember that more and more people were going to this bakery and asking for bread from the previous day for a couple of cents or even free of charge.

Two days ago, the grim Greek reality hit me again. I was at the bakery sometime at noon. All different kinds of bread loafs were waiting for customers, nicely set in order, one by one, next to each other.

Yet, somewhere, in a corner at one of the lower shelves there was a group of breads: several loaves, long and round, white and wholewheat,  a couple of baguettes.

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