Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Tarpon Springs, Florida has supposedly the largest number of Greek-Americans in US. This is shot at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral's courtyard. Each year, January 6th, marks the day long Greek Orthodox event when fifty local young boys between ages 16 and 18 dive into the river to retrieve a wooden cross. Locals believe that retrieving the cross will ensure a year of good luck and blessing.