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On the eve of April 24, the Armenian National Day of Mourning

~~Perhaps no other American writer of Armenian descent has written with as much sensitivity and awe on the subject of the Catastrophe as Michael Arlen Jr, derivatively in “Exiles” and more deliberately in “Passage to Ararat.” One of the great … Continue reading

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April 24: Armenian National Day of Mourning

Michael J. Arlen, Passage to Ararat: A picture began to from of yet other fathers and other sons.  I thought of all the Armenian fathers who had been drafted into the Turkish Army in that year of 1914: men who … Continue reading

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