This Armenian-American lived in suburban New Jersey and did not truly understand the Armenian experience as a child.
Nafina (Shekerimedjian) (Chilinguirian) Aroosian
This Armenian was quiet about the genocide, but occasionally recited fairy tales and legends of Armenian tradition.
Gladys (Zivart) Aroosian
This unmarried Armenian-American worked on Wall Street and was highly religious.
This Armenian-American was born after the genocide, but provided the author with key clues about the family.
Arax (Aroosian) Balakian
This Armenian-American grew up without any discussions of the genocide and centered family life on Armenian food.
Anna (Anahid) Balakian
This Armenian-American objected to the American suburban lifestyle and wrote several books on surrealism and French poetry.
Alice (Arshalous) Aroosian
This person witnessed the death of a father during the genocide, but was young enough to remember.
This person was a doctor who remembered little of the genocide.
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