Remembering ‘Starving Armenians’

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

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