Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Coffee with Ataturk

Coffee with Ataturk

Mustafa Kemal, the founder of the Modern Turkish Republic, died on 10 November 1938, at the age of 57. Upon the anniversary of his death, at the exact time of his death, 9:05 in the morning, all across the country people pay their respects to the national leader,  You can hear ships blowing horns in the harbor and people pause for a moment to remember the man they owe a great deal.

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4 comments:

  1. I suppose THIS is the type of Ataturk photo I would have in my office.

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  2. wonderful.. I will share it.. :)

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  3. LOADS of stuff on Facebook too. All of our Turkish friends have posted Ataturk messages.

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