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Listed are Yonkers residents who lost their lives on 9/11, during the War on Terror, and as a result of working at Ground Zero.


Nancy Lee Interview.mp3
Nancy described growing up in Yonkers with a large Assyrian family and being involved with the Assyrian American community in Yonkers. She talked about her family's history and a memorable moment her grandmother's family had with the Czar of Russia.…


Kathy Yacoe Skura.mp3
Kathy talked about the influence of Assyrian culture on her art work and letters from her grandfather about the Assyrian Genocide.

David talked about the ingenuity of the ancient Assyrians and the closeness of the Assyrian community in Yonkers. He recalled stories of family members during the Assyrian Genocide.

john muldoon.mp3
John talked about the Assyrian American community in Yonkers and recalled amusing stories from some of his family members.

darius baba part 1.mp3
Darius and Barbara talked about their families' history and persecution they faced during the Assyrian Genocide. Darius also talked about being fluent in Aramaic.

Vivian Sava.mp3
Vivian described her Assyrian family growing up in Yonkers. She talked about Assyrian culture and art that she enjoys. Vivian told stories about her family's experiences during the Assyrian Genocide.

Mike Khader Interview.mp3
City Council President Mike Khader talked about how some of his family caught COVID-19 and how it took his brother three weeks to recover. He described working from home and interacting with his family at the same time. Mr. Khader stated his belief…

Grinton I. Will is the man on the far left with the shovel.
This photograph was taken in 1959.

kenneth kambar.mp3
Kenneth talked about his family's history and amusing tales of swimming in the Hudson River.
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