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How do you feel about Biden’s recognition of the Armenian genocide?

The Grave of the Unknown Martyr from Der El Zor Desert in the Ararat Cemetery in Fresno.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Varoujan Der Simion at the Grave of the Unknown Martyr from Der El Zor Desert in the Ararat Cemetery in Fresno on November 17, 2020. The grave symbolizing the lives lost in the Armenian Genocide whose names are not remembered and bodies went unburied. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
(Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)

President Biden has formally acknowledged that the systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians during the fall of the Ottoman Empire in modern-day Turkey more than a century ago was genocide.

Armenian Americans, including the large diaspora in Southern California, have fought for decades to get the federal government to identify the slaughter as a genocide.

Now that it has officially happened, we would like to hear what this means to you.


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