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Go Far Give Back Live Greek Memoir By George E. Danis

GO FAR, GIVE BACK, LIVE GREEK

A Memoir by George E. Danis

This is the epic story of one man’s voyage from growing up in poverty on a Greek isle to becoming a thriving entrepreneur, political strategist, and philanthropist. Penned with devotion and spirit gleaned from a lifetime of sagacity and experience, Go Far, Give Back, Live Greek is a future-forward memoir, with a fresh, optimistic view of American democracy. From the beginning sentence to the very end, Danis presents a clarion call to us all, urging readers to embrace our shared, collective humanity and the ties that bind us together.

About George E. Danis

George E. Danis Memoir

George E. Danis is a successful businessman, organizer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Born into poverty in rural Greece, George entered the US as an illegal immigrant, yet decades later was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in recognition of his philanthropic endeavors and promotion of democracy. Highly active in politics for four decades, George was a fundraiser, advocate, and advisor to governors, senators and presidential candidates. Today he divides his time between Boston, Massachusetts, and his childhood town of Karystos, Greece. He is married to Karen, has four children, and nine grandchildren.

George Danis leaving Greece at 18 on his way to Germany to embark on the Atlantic Sea

This is the day I left Greece at age 18 to embark on my new job on the merchant ship 'Atlantic Sea', traveling to Japan from Germany.

On the deck of Atlantic Seas my first day on the job in Germany, I am the 2nd from the right, the tallest of the group.
Me playing volleyball with my associates at a company picnic.

On the deck of Atlantic Seas my first day on the job in Germany, I am the 2nd from the right, the tallest of the group.

Me playing volleyball with my associates at a company picnic.

Attending a fundraiser dinner with my friend George and then Senator Joe Biden in 2008.

Attending a fundraiser dinner with my friend George and then Senator Joe Biden in 2008.

Visiting my childhood home with my oldest grandson.

Visiting my childhood home with my oldest grandson.

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