Category: extinction

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Cypriot Maronites: Aged neighborhood going by extinction

Kormakitis, Cyprus – The fitful chirps of birds are the only sounds to break the profound silence, as Iosif Skordis, a robust 89-year-old with a taste for fuzzy wool caps, unhurriedly takes his usual seat on the narrow balcony outside this decades-old cafe. Turning slightly to his right, he points through an open green door…