Tag Archives: Armenian

Your Roots, Your Backbone

Last week I had the honor of addressing the 2018 Winter Graduates of University of La Verne College of Arts and Sciences. Here is the speech. Traditionally commencement speeches contain life advice, words of wisdom, ideas on how to be … Continue reading

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Man of God

There are moments or happenings in one’s life which become pivotal moments. Life changing events, moments of illumination, when you realize something important that will change the course of events to come. You know. Like when you hike up a … Continue reading

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Trust

I am passionately interested in truth. I am passionate about speaking the truth when a wrong has been committed or an injustice spoken. I am also passionate about my duty to defend the truth. To some, truth is subjective, the … Continue reading

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“River” of Humanity

Yesterday, marked the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. With the wisdom of Elie Wiesel who said, “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest it,”  a … Continue reading

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100 Years Strong

One hundred years since the Genocide of the Armenians and I am reminded everyday of human injustice and the countless injustices inflicted by The Ottoman Turks and continued through today’s Turkey that have not been made right. I saw  “Woman … Continue reading

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I Am A Survivor

        Photos taken from part of a collection of media coverage of Hamidian massacres, the Adana massacre and the Genocide, researched and assembled by curator and author Dr. Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute in … Continue reading

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I Abhor War

When I was little, I heard snippets of accounts of atrocities against Armenians and my grandparents’ generation.  I said to my father that I thought war was wrong. “It’s not that simple,” he had said.  As I grew a little … Continue reading

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