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Amorgos island

Amorgos island

Greeks find it strange that someone called Colleen McGuire has adopted Greece as a homeland.  My name is Celtic to the core.  When I announce that my maternal grandfather’s name was Orestes Spadafora, big smiles break out, “Oh, the namesake of King Agamemnon’s son is surely of Greek heritage.”  When I add that the Spadaforas hailed from Sicily, an ancient Greek colony, I am then embraced as a true Hellenic child.  (more…)


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