Legacy - April 14, 2006

Justine Frangouli-Argyris was born on the Greek island of Lefkada in 1959, where she completed her primary and secondary education. A graduate of the University of Athens Law School's Political Science department, she has been a contributor to daily newspapers, radio, television and magazines in Greece since 1983.

Frangouli-Argyris is a member of the Union of Journalists for Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) and has periodically worked for major radio stations such as ERA, SKY, FLASH 9.61, Athens Municipality Radio 9.84 as well as for Greek state television (ET).

Justine Frangouli-Argyris has been living and working in Montreal, Canada since 1989 as a correspondent for the Athens News Agency (ANA), Eleftherotypia and Ethnos newspapers. During the same period, she also collaborated with local Greek-Canadian and American radio stations and publications.

She has written The Lonely Path of Integrity (Exandas Publishers), the authorized biography of Spyridon, former Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, that is currently available throughout the United States at Borders bookstores and in Canada at all Chapters locations.

Her second book Petaei, Petaei to Synnefo (Clouds Fly, Don't They?), a novel dedicated to a human story which plays out in 20th century Greece on the island of Lefkada, was published by Psychogios Publishers in 2003.

Her third book, Shopping Around the World: Unbeatable Bargains and Bite-Sized Stories, a shopping guide spiced with short stories, was published by Ellinika Grammata in 2004.

The Legacy (Η Παρακαταθήκη), published by Ellinika Grammata in 2005, is a bilingual edition that includes selected speeches and writings by Spyridon, the former Archbishop of America, with editing, introduction and commentary by Justine Frangouli-Argyris.

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