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ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A man begs on the street near the Perama Shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker takes a break as he works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: Tourists rush to board an island ferry at the Piraeus terminal on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Eurozone leaders have offered the Greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: Shipping containers are stacked at the Piraeus container terminal on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Eurozone leaders have offered the Greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in the Perama Shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a ship being repaired in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a ship being repaired in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A ship sits in dry dock having it's hull repaired in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a ship being repaired in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a new ship being built in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - JULY 08: A shipyard worker works on the hull of a ship being repaired in a Perama shipyard on July 8, 2015 in Athens, Greece. The town of Perama on the outiskirts of Piraeus has been building ships for centuries but has suffered immensely during the recent economic slowdown with the local area suffering 90% unemployment. Eurozone leaders have offered the greek government one more chance to propose a viable solution and rescue of it's debt or face the possibilty a likely exit from the euro. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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While all eyes have been on the Greek government amid the country's financial crisis, little attention has been paid to the small communities that have been hit the hardest.

In Perama, a tiny town in the outskirts of Athens, shipping is what makes the community go round. Generations of Perama families have been building ships for centuries, but the recent economic slowdown has caused the area to suffer an alarming 90 percent unemployment rate.

In the images above, shipyard workers are captured continuing to do what generations before them have done despite the industry' bleak future.

Greek Shipyard: 90% Unemployment
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