A fresh start for a survivor family

A fresh start for a survivor family

Old address: Gorky Street, metal container No. 161/047 New address: Mush 2 District, 11th Street, Building No. 1, Apartment 25 Lyova Galstyan and his wife, Voskehat, are among thousands of Gyumri families whose lives were turned upside down by the 1988 earthquake. The...
A new, wonderful turning point

A new, wonderful turning point

Old address: Vazgen Sargsyan Street, metal container No. 224/109 New address: Mush 2 District, Building No. 4/29, Apartment 21 This is the incredible story of the Hovsepyans, a family that struggled for sheer survival on the margins of Gyumri, forgotten long ago, all...
The realization of a cherished dream

The realization of a cherished dream

Old address: metal container No. 231/450 New address: Mush 2 District, Halabyan Street, Building No. 4, Apartment 30 For as long as he remembers, Arsen Khachatryan, a young resident of Gyumri, has lived in huts — known as domiks. Born a few years after the 1988 Spitak...