"The Rebirth of Armenia" National Geographic Magazine
Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2004, March Issue, 21 pages.
"History for Armenians has never been a detached experience, lost in the currents of change. It is an unbroken cultural memory."
The focus of the article is the rebuilding of Armenia after it gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Intertwined with information about Armenia today are strands of its tragic history. Illuminated with magnificent photographs taken by Alexandra Avakian it is an article that brings together the past and present and illustrates the remarkable story of a peoples' survival against centuries of devastation.