Topic: Genocide Survivors

By Harry N. Mazadoorian HARTFORD, Conn. — My parents were both survivors of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, having undergone unimaginable hardships and deprivations. As were so many of the victims, they had been uprooted and displaced[...]

By Angelina Der Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator The early 20th century had lots of significant events happening simultaneously. It is no surprise that when thinking of the era of the First World War and the gradual introduction[...]

Sirvart-Auntie was a “leftover of the sword.” This remarkable woman, a native of Fenesse, Turkey, and a survivor of the Armenian genocide, was the reason my great-grandmother, Vartanoush Kezelian, her fellow survivor and sister-in-law,[...]