Sadly, as a child when I asked my parents why there was such an expression as ‘starving Armenians,’ I didn’t get a suitable answer. I don’t actually remember when I became aware of my family’s history and our connection to the Armenian Genocide…
Thank you Dan K Thomasson, former editor of the Scripps Howard News Service, for your excellent Editorial for ScrippsNews.com. The piece is a much-needed reminder of a common admonishment, echoed by American parents of generations past, to children who didn’t want to finish their meal.
Thomasson: ‘Starving Armenians’ will not be forgotten
ScrippsNews.com | March 25, 2010