Years ago, my barber in Watervliet, New York, was an Armenian Christian who grew up in Damascus, Syria. One day, maybe 25 years ago while he was cutting my hair, we discussed the Middle East. My Armenian barber related the following story to me.
His family lived next door to a Syrian Muslim family. The families got along. One day, while chit-chatting over the fence, the Syrian said to the Armenian, “A day will come when I will have to cut your throat and the throats of your family.” The Armenian was shocked but held his anger. He was not in America, yet.
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