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[FAR New York]: Remembering the Earthquake 30 Years Later image

It was 30 years ago today that a tragic, instantaneous incident permanently altered Armenia. The 1988 earthquake nearly leveled Gyumri and Spitak, killing thousands and destroying homes, schools, hospitals and other infrastructure. The devastation of an entire region of the country is still being felt today as nearly everyone in Armenia lost someone (or something) that horrible day.

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[ANSEF]: ANSEF Enables Renowned Scientist to Pursue his Passion image

Aram Petrosyan and his dedicated team of four scientists have found a new crystal. It’s called Ferroelectric a-KIO3.HIO3 and it can be used in the construction of medical equipment, from hearing devices to defibrillators, and for military equipment, including night vision scopes, and even in drugs and as food additives.

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[FAR New York]: Margaret Ahnert has become a Role Model for Journalism Students image

More than 50 students came dressed in their finest for a special meeting to say thanks to their benefactor – renowned American-Armenian writer and journalist Margaret Ahnert. They were bubbling with energy and excitement to meet with the woman who believed in them and gave them a chance to delve into the world of journalism.

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[FAR New York]: Margaret Ahnert Continues to Empower Armenian Female Journalists image

Margaret Ahnert is a household name in Armenia, especially among aspiring young female journalists. As a philanthropist who cares about empowering the young talents of Armenia in the media, the celebrated author of the award-winning book The Knock at the Door: A Journey Through the Darkness of the Armenian Genocide is a frequent visitor to and activist for the nation of her roots.

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