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[VOAH]: Beirut Resident Brings “Santa Shows” to Armenia for Christmas, Inspiring Children and VOAH Residents image

Each Christmas since 2008, Harout Harboyan has donned his Santa Claus costume to entertain kids in his hometown of Beirut with his “Santa Show.” This year, however, Harout, who with his naturally white moustache, sparkling eyes and beaming smile actually resembles Santa Claus, decided to organize such shows for kids in the country of his roots.

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[FAR Scholarships]: One Gulamerian Scholar Finds Inspiration in Social Work image

Twenty-year-old Gohar Khachatryan is an ideal role model for others. Gohar started her bachelor’s degree last year in sociology from Yerevan State University (YSU). Recently she was chosen to spend the day as the school’s vice-rector, an honor and additional attribution for her CV. "They chose me based on my academic grades, active involvement in university issues, and my application. Then I underwent an interview and was the lucky one selected," said Gohar who was also chosen last year to be the Sociology Faculty’s dean for a day.

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[VOAH]: VOAH Residents Baptized image

April 25 was a special day at FAR’s Vanadzor Old Age Home (VOAH), when 15 of its residents were baptized. Some of VOAH’s residents had previously expressed their desire to be baptized to Father Abraham of Saint Grigor Narekatsi Church of Gugarats Diocese during one of his recent visits to the home. Thanks to the efforts of the Diocese and VOAH, their holy day finally came.

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