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A plate of fried chicken and fries at Belgrade Gardens. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
A portrait of Belgrade Gardens founders Mike and Smilka Topalsky hangs behind the counter of the Barberton restaurant which is getting ready to celebrate it's 80th anniversary. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
One of Belgrade Gardens signature dishes is chicken paprikash. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
Kosta and Sophia Papich talk about the history of their family restaurant, Belgrade Gardens in Barberton, which was founded by Sophia's parents, is getting ready to celebrate it's 80th anniversary. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
Milos Papich, third generation owner of Belgrade Gardens, stirs a 40 quart vat of the their hot sauce in the kitchen. The Barberton restaurant, which was founded by his grandparents, is getting ready to celebrate it's 80th anniversary. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
For a state hit hard by a national heroin epidemic and one that’s fighting back with Medicaid expansion dollars, Ohio is home to one in six Americans who could lose access to drug addiction and mental health services if President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress take another crack at repealing the Affordable Care Act.