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"The Torn Photograph (a story of hope and survival)", a children's picture book by author Lucy Erysian and illustrator Artur Karapetyan, courageously charts a middle path. Erysian tells a simple story on a human scale of two young brothers who are separated during the genocide. While the brothers cannot rebuild their happy childhood in the Armenian community of Adana, perseverance and determination reunite them in Fresno, California, 20 years later. Their story of personal redemption is seen through the eyes of their grandchildren, who learn the value of the ties that hold a family together.
Written in both English and Eastern Armenian