Harry “Rusty” Rustigian, 93, walks on land Tuesday where he cleared Thompson Seedless grapes and planted almonds this year at his place in Fowler. Mark Arax found Rustigian, a fellow Armenian, to hear his story about the rebirth of Armenians in California following the Armenian Genocide of 1915. <137>Photographed on Rustigian’s property in Fowler on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.<137>
Harry “Rusty” Rustigian, 93, walks on land Tuesday where he cleared Thompson Seedless grapes and planted almonds this year at his place in Fowler. Mark Arax found Rustigian, a fellow Armenian, to hear his story about the rebirth of Armenians in California following the Armenian Genocide of 1915. <137>Photographed on Rustigian’s property in Fowler on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.<137> Eric Paul Zamora The Fresno Bee
Harry “Rusty” Rustigian, 93, walks on land Tuesday where he cleared Thompson Seedless grapes and planted almonds this year at his place in Fowler. Mark Arax found Rustigian, a fellow Armenian, to hear his story about the rebirth of Armenians in California following the Armenian Genocide of 1915. <137>Photographed on Rustigian’s property in Fowler on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.<137> Eric Paul Zamora The Fresno Bee

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Tragedy of Armenian Genocide– story of rebirth in California

April 18, 2015 5:00 PM

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