As the original texts are written in Turkish, English translation is provided for non-Turkish readers. The author apologizes in advance for any and all possible changes and losses in meaning due to translation.
Within the cover story, Time editor wrote: “He lifted his people out of a slough of servile submission to alien authorities, bringing them to the realization of their inherent qualities, to an independence of thought and action.”
Every time I look at this cover picture, I feel pride on behalf of my country and see the bright light of the future in the eyes of our founder. After 78 years, we still commemorate him with everlasting respect.