Refugees Fleeing Syrian Bombs Find Shelter in Greece

By Naomi Kresge - 2012-12-21T10:04:43Z

Photograph by Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

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Stepping Up to Help

Some on the island stepped forward to help. "Immigrants did not bring the crisis," said Stratis Dimou, a Greek Orthodox priest who runs a non-profit called Hugs to collect food and clothing for both migrants and Greeks on Lesbos. "We destroyed the country by spending a lot of money on things that are not useful."

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