My great grandfather’s brother, Avedis Baboyan, used to carry a shiny pocket watch. On a hot day in the Summer of 1915, that watch saved his life – he bought his life with it. The Ottoman soldier who was set to kill him with his rifle chose to spare him, after he took the watch….
Khatchig Karamanoukian is currently a management consultant, based in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in Lebanon and currently lives in the US. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPhil from Oxford University.