Listening to the Next Generation >> Vasiliki

“One of the first things I told my roommate was ‘I’m Greek, and just beware…’ ”

Listening to the Next Generation >> Steve

“I can’t speak Greek at all… I was baptized Catholic… We come from a fairly strong Greek background… [but] there really aren’t that many Greeks out here in Montana.”

Listening to the Next Generation >> Maria

“My cousin put it best when she said I was Greek at heart but just happened to be born in the U.S….”

Listening to the Next Generation >> Chris

“I feel that had I lived in a place like New York or Chicago, I probably would have identified more with my Greek heritage. I probably would have gone to Greek school and been a better Greek speaker.”

Listening to the Next Generation >> Alexandra

“When we tell stories about our lifestyle, most of my friends who are not of Greek descent don’t believe me.”

Listening to the Next Generation >> Hercules

“I’m the second son, so I’m named after my mom’s dad… Girls are always like, ‘What’s your name? Hercules?’ I’m like, ‘I’m Greek.’ And they’re like, ‘Really?’ So it’s a good conversation point…”

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