Hero of the Aegean

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Greek Coast Guard Lieu­tenant Kyr­i­akos Pa­padopou­los, who is be­lieved to have res­cued up to 5000 refugees, died this week aged 44. Known as the “hero of the Aegean”, Pa­padopou­los took his pa­trol ves­sel to the wa­ters be­tween Turkey and Greece dur­ing the height of the refugee cri­sis and pulled to safety refugees in­clud­ing women and chil­dren.

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