Personal Histories: Armenia
Yercanik Tahminci Arabaci
After the terrible night in 1915, two-year-old Yercanik Tahmincinever saw her father again.
My father, Alvin Bedrosian, was four years old when his father was arrested in 1915 with other community leaders and deported to...
Marie Asadourian Dedekian
My mother, Marie Asadourian Dedekian, was born in Chomaklu, Turkey, to Soukias and Mananoush Asadourian.
My father came through Ellis Island with his cousin Joe Topalian, and his friend, Joe Chorbajian.
Days after the Turks imprisoned and killed his father, teenage Stepan, his mother, younger brother, and sisters were driven from their home...