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Social Kitchen ‘The Other Human’

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Social Kitchen ‘The Other Human’, 2018

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Summary :

When Athens resident Konstantinos Polychronopoulos – who lost everything in the financial crisis – witnessed hungry children searching bins for food, he returned with sandwiches to feed them. When they refused the food, he realised it was because they were ashamed. But when he sat and started eating one, they came closer and asked for the other. This exchange showed how alienation is worse than hunger, and how food can bring people closer.