Young Greeks on an emotional ride

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Greece’s youth have been hit hard by the financial crisis. Around sixty percent are unemployed but defiant and hopeful for their future, Greece’s young voters overwhelmingly rejected tough austerity measures in the July 5th referendum. CCTV’s Kate Parkinson filed this report in Athens.

Greek youths\' emotional ride: Hope, shock, and concern

Greek youths\' emotional ride: Hope, shock, and concern

Some 70% of young people voted against the harsh bailout terms set out by Greece's creditors in the July 5th referendum. As the reality of years of even tougher austerity in Greece sinks in, CCTV's Kate Parkinson spoke to two young graduates in Athens to find out about their hopes for the future.