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Source: The National Herald by Katherine Boulukos Special to The National Herald BROOKLYN – On September 22, a memorial service was held at the Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church in Brooklyn, under the leadership of Very Reverend Archimandrite Eugene Pappas and His Grace, Bishop Sevastianos of Zela. The service commemorated the Smyrna Holocaust of 1922, honoring the blessed memory of the millions who were lost during that painful period. This particular recognition is coordinated annually by Archon Depoutatos Basil (Basilios) Theodosakis, who has dedicated his life to raising awareness of the genocide to global attention. He is credited for pursing…