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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., is a co-sponsor of the resolution to commemorate the Armenian genocide that passed the Senate Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Isabel Kouyoumjian in 2010. Courtesy of the Nucho family. hide caption

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A 'Tough' Metzmama: Lasting Memories Of One Armenian Grandmother

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Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the popemobile after an open-air mass in Armenia's second-largest city of Gyumri on Saturday. Tiziana Fabi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis Urges World To Never Forget Armenian Genocide

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Pope Francis (center), flanked by the head of Armenia's Orthodox Church Karekin II (seventh left) and Catholicos Aram I (sixth right), celebrated an Armenian-Rite Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in April 2015. Pope Francis called the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century," sparking a diplomatic rift with Turkey. L'Osservatore Romano/AP hide caption

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"My home," exclaims Movses Haneshyan, on seeing the enlarged image presented to him by photographer Diana Markosian. He'd fled with his father at age 5. Diana Markosian hide caption

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Catholicos Karekin II (R, front), the supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin walk to attend a commemoration ceremony marking the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in Yerevan, Armenia. RIA Novosti/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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