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Friday, December 2, 2022

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David Bjorkgren

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David Bjorkgren is a senior editor at the Hellenic News of America. His writings provide the storytelling expertise for an individual, business or organization. The copyrights for these articles are owned by HNA. They may not be redistributed without the permission of the owner. The opinions expressed by our authors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of HNA and its representatives.

Dr. Ken Swan Knows How to Treat Athletes’ Injuries Because He’s Been There Himself

By David Bjorkgren Special to the Hellenic News of America Dr. Ken Swan knows what it’s like to be a school athlete injured on the...

Book Explores How One Man’s Faith Triumphed Over the Greek Genocide in Asia Minor

Special to the Hellenic News of America William Planes was surprised by how little his grandchildren knew about their grandparents. So, he wrote a book. “Platanides: Through...

A 9/11 Bank Heist Drives ‘Sweet Millions,’ First Novel by Maria Antokas

Special to the Hellenic News of America Maria Antokas was the editor for her college newspaper. Until recently, that was the extent of her writing...

DOP Grand President Kathy Bizoukas Reflects on Her Work as a Labor of Love

Being Grand President of the Daughters of Penelope is not just a job for Kathy Bizoukas. It is a continuation of a passion she...

Greek American Business Improves on a Childhood Experience With Blessing Plates

Special to the Hellenic News of America Growing up in the early 1980s, Andrea Fouts remembers the red plate from Waechtersbach that included the words...

This Greek Language Online School Was Ahead of Its Time

Special to the Hellenic News of America Stella Bompotsiari, founder and owner of The Greek Online School was surprised to discover how much Greek Americans...

Online Greek Tutor Brings Diaspora, Homeland Together 

Special to Hellenic News of America  When you learn a language, you learn about the people who speak it.  Language is a tool to connect...

St. Nicholas Church and Shrine at Ground Zero Begins Mission to Bring Light to the World

Special to the Hellenic News of America  When the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York was lit...

This Cypriot American Survived The Turkish Invasion. Now She Needs Your Help to Find a Kidney

Froso Andronikou cried when they told her she’d have to go on dialysis. “When I first heard the words… I literally had tears coming out...

On the 47th anniversary, one man’s story when the Turks invaded Cyprus 

Special to the Hellenic News of America With the distance of time and geography, it’s easy for many of us to dismiss the situation in...

Greek Penn Pulmonologist Offers Comfort and Hope to Patients with Chronic Diseases 

Special to the Hellenic News of America The most famous line in the 5th Century Hippocratic Oath for physicians, “Do No Harm” is easily expanded...

Project HOPE completes successful first year of humanitarian outreach and philanthropy 

Special to the Hellenic News of America It began with a simple goal in mind: Look for a way to keep all parishioners and especially...

Leadership 100’s First Woman Director Looks to Visionaries in the Church

Special to the Hellenic News of America Paulette Poulos has a distinguished record of lifetime service to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and is considered to...

Dorie Klissas conquered tennis, television, and marketing, obliterating COVID-19 was an unexpected challenge

Special to the Hellenic News of America The CDC confirmed its first case of 2019 novel coronavirus in the U.S. on Jan. 21, 2020, when...

ACS Athens School in Greece has international flavor, American roots

Special to the Hellenic News of America  There’s a place in the suburbs of Athens, Greece, where children are taught to be world citizens. ACS Athens...

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