In 2008 Ezgi Kılınçaslan met Elizabeth Kechegian, a feisty Adana-born Armenian, then in her 90s. Thus began a close relationship that lasted several years. Her response was to start recording oral histories in Beirut and Paris. For many of the Armenians she spoke with, she was the first “Turk” they had told their stories to. It became a way to break down the 100-year wall of silence.