Today marks the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. To this day Turkey hasn’t admitted the massacre of nearly two million civilians. But when it comes to the Armenian spirit, William Saroyan said it best.
“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have been all fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread and water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a new Armenia.”