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Those who settled in Lebanon joined the small community who had earlier immigrated to the area.However, unlike the other minority groups, the community as Lebanese nationals achieved not only economic success, but political recognition.Guy Manoukian, a renowned Lebanese pianist with Armenian roots, echoed Mandalian.Manoukian said he does not consider himself, or other Armenians, as foreigners in Lebanon.This sense of belonging to Lebanon is distinct from communities like the Palestinians or Syrians who still call strongly for the right to return to their homeland.While maintaining close ties to their Armenian roots, the community considers itself firmly Lebanese. Donabedian was also the former captain of the Lebanese National Team, representing the Cedars in both Asian and World Cup Qualifiers.While the Lebanese nationality is important to the community so is preserving their heritage.
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