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Abraham Arakelian, 42, came from the Valley with his son so he could keep the memory of the genocide alive.“We want to show the youth what April 24 is about,” he said as he held a large Armenian flag overhead.“Obviously, we want justice.If we don't do this, it will be forgotten.”Eventually, Arakelian said, he will tell his son more about the genocide, when he's old enough to stomach the painful details. Armenians gathered for vigils last week in Glendale and in Montebello at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument, and many Armenian churches hold services to recognize the fallen.“This is our unapologetic way of saying you are not going to get away with this.”Sarafian, whose great grandfather was a survivor of the genocide.said he learned about the killings and their consequences when he was a little boy.“At 9, my grandfather had to bury his own twin sisters,” he said.Remembering the genocide is also a part of the curriculum at some schools in Glendale, where many of the county's Armenians live.Schools teach units and hold assemblies on the genocide in the weeks leading up to the anniversary.A number of countries have issued statements over the years condemning Turkey’s actions as genocide.
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Taline Arsenian walked through the doors of her Glendale middle school classroom 16 years ago expecting to teach her usual math class of 35 students.
When the bell rang, she saw nearly half of the class was absent.
Los Angeles police estimated the crowd at 60,000.“Today, we are all Armenian,” said U. “We have one cause and that cause is justice.”The crowd, filled with protesters of all ages, roared in agreement.
Some carried their children on their shoulders, using the day to teach them about their history.
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Then she remembered the date: April 24, a day observed in recognition of the Armenian...