Tom Hanks Receives Legion of Marathon Award

Tom Hanks

Ilias Psinakis, mayor of Marathon, Attica, Greece, has awarded actor Tom Hanks and his Greek-American wife, Rita Wilson, the Legion of Marathon Award. The award was given to the couple in appreciation of their roles in presenting a favorable picture of Greece to the wider world.

“We really value and honor your efforts to support Greece for so many years, and raising its profile,” Psinakis wrote in his commendation, which appears on his Face Book page. “We are very proud, and owe you a great debt. Thank you both.”