2013 01 15t130337z 1177676180 gm1e91f1mdp01 rtrmadp 3 greece 300x202 A homeless man holds a sign that reads I am hungry in Thessaloniki

A homeless man holds a sign that reads “I am hungry” in the northern port town of Thessaloniki January 15, 2013. Poverty has visibly increased on the streets of Greece’s second largest city. According to the Hellenic Statistical Agency’s first official report in 2012, about 20 percent of Greek citizens, over two million people, are considered poor. The monetary poverty line for Greece is set at the annual amount of 7,178 euros per person and 15,073 euros per household with two adults and two dependent children under the age of 14. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis (GREECE – Tags: SOCIETY POVERTY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY BUSINESS)

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