97-year-old shoe maker and preacher looks back

Click For Larger Image & Read More
97-year-old shoe maker and preacher looks back
 © CyprusMail 2017
A career defined by hard work sees a prominent Protestant preacher and shoe maker now operate a juice shop as he approaches 100. THEO PANAYIDES meets a man with friends around the globe

Kyriakos Philippides is the oldest person I’ve ever profiled. He turned 97 last month, though his birth certificate – issued in Solea in 1920 – claims he was born in September. Age, in itself, isn’t usually a criterion to determine whether a person is interesting (in fact, it almost never is); still, there’s an undoubted frisson to sitting down with a man who’s been alive just short of a century. In a...


97-year-old shoe maker and preacher looks back


The contents of this article including any associated images are © CyprusMail 2017

Advertise Here

Trending Cyprus News

Article Tags: maker, preacher, looks,

 

Advertise Here

24hr News