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1.5 Million Reasons To Live Laugh And Move Forward

Today is April 24. It’s a day where all Armenians around the world march by the thousands on the streets of their cities both in memory of the 1.5 million Armenians massacred by the Turks and to demand justice. The thing … Continue reading

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1.5 Million Reasons Why

Today is the 24th of April. It’s the day when all Armenians all over the world gather and march in memory of 1.5 million who died in the hands of the Turks one hundred and one years ago.  Robert Fisk … Continue reading

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There Were A Million And A Half

It’s the 24th of April today. The day we Armenians commemorate the 1.5 million who perished on this day in 1915. The atrocities committed against them by the Turks are so terrorizing and vicious and the survivors’ stories so sad … Continue reading

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The Mountains Are Still Very Wild

It’s April 22 today. April 24 marks the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Robert Fisk calls it the first Holocaust of the 20th century. He writes: “Encouraged by their victory over the Allies at the Dardanelles, the Turks fell … Continue reading

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Since Then We Never Stopped

When I was a little girl growing up in Lebanon, the stories I was told by my elders were not of Cinderella and Prince Charming. Rather they were stories of survival told by my parents and grandparents. I did not … Continue reading

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The Lights Are On

Years ago when I was a student in high school I was staying in Beirut at my aunt’s place, when the government was toppled and a military government took over. It had been almost a year since the civil war … Continue reading

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Is It Too Much To Ask?

Chance had it that I was born and raised in Lebanon, hence I am a Lebanese citizen and as such carry a Lebanese passport, even though I am Armenian by origin. Both my parents came to Lebanon as refugees from … Continue reading

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