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An Armenian woman kneels beside a dead child lying in a field in Syria. The Armenians had been forcibly uprooted from their homes and marched south toward the Syrian Desert by the Turks. Below: Portrait of Armenian widows and children who survived the Genocide. All of the men and teenage boys were systematically murdered.

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