As A Mountain Works Its Magic...Health Care Help Comes From Afar

In the rugged mountains of southern Armenia, where the specters of mass emigration and unemployment haunt the land, the villagers of Kadjaran believe a mythical bear has once again saved them from destitution. Local lore says that more than 2,000 years ago, when the region was economically blighted, the bear offered villagers the key to a treasure trove hidden in a nearby mountain. The mountain, renamed Gondzasar or Treasure Mountain, contains a mother lode of copper that has been a mainstay of the community ever since.

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