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On a field deep in Greek farm country north of Athens, Suzan from Syria is smiling over an onion patch.Seventy kilometers north of Athens, in the farm village of Kaparelli, formerly skeptical locals and refugees are now cooperating for mutual benefit.Apart from being consumed locally, the produce is also bottled and sold at the Sunday street market of Exarchia, the anarchist-friendly Athens district that welcomes refugees.Some 50,000 people are stranded in Greece from the major refugee wave that hit Europe in 2015-2016, most of them Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans. The workforce for the Kaparelli project is drawn from around 1,000 refugees who live in self-run reception centers in Athens.
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