Greek Blogging On Greek Corruption
Kalyvinou wrote about how doctors failed to diagnose a painful tumour in her leg when she was 8 years old, of her struggles with extreme pain and her fights with Greek bureaucracy to get the care and medicine she needed.
But the philosophy student also showed a strong spirit and a sense of humour, listing among her favourite movies the film "Life is beautiful".
Even her blog is named after the small envelope with cash -- fakellaki -- that many Greeks feel obliged to give to state hospital doctors for services that should be free.
"Have a good trip Amalia. You taught us humanity, which we had forgotten in our superficial, consumerist lives," one blogger wrote on [PRESS-GR.blogspot.com].