A restaurant wall says a thousand words

Sikey Vlahos, owner of Voula’s Offshore Cafe, and his family emigrated from Greece in 1971 when he was seven years old. (Photo by Aaron Huang.)

Sikey Vlahos and his family emigrated from Greece in 1971 when he was seven years old. They were trying to get away from the dictatorship at the time for a more promising economic outlook. After he graduated from high school, Vlahos and his mother opened Voula’s Offshore Cafe, which has been in business since 1984.

This story was produced in partnership with the First Days Project.

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