THE ARARAT-ESKIJIAN MUSEUM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ARMENIAN STUDIES AND RESEARCH (NAASR) PRESENT A BOOK READING BY DR. GREGORY KETABGIAN May 17, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Ararat-Eskijian Museum—Sheen Chapel 15105 Mission Hills Road Mission Hills, CA 91345 In Leaving Kayseri: A Journey of One Hundred Years, Dr Gregory Ketabgian has documented his father’s experiences at the onset of the Armenian Genocide while he was living in Kayseri. He chronicles the family’s journey through the Syrian Desert to Deir-el Zor, their effort to survive in Aleppo, Syria, as well as his own childhood experiences growing in a Muslim country and his eventual immigration to the United States. In this presentation, Dr Ketabgian will also speak about Elia Kazan and his connection to the Gregory Ketabgian is a retired physician born in Aleppo to Armenian Genocide survivors. He received his initial education at Aleppo College and later a BA at UCLA and medical education at USC. He had a private practice in Pasadena for thirty-five years where he cared for several waves of Armenian immigrants escaping the catastrophes in Soviet Armenia, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey.   ● Admission free (donations appreciated) ● Book signing and reception following program For more information call the Ararat-Eskijian Museum at 818-838-4862