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The most beautiful terrain in Iran: Kahlaleh

The most beautiful terrain in Iran: Kahlaleh (So I think) Updating post… Some photos from my time in Kahlaleh, Golestan: it’s a desolate region of some of the most beautiful landscapes and ancient history of Iran. Remnants of Zoroastrian architecture rests nearby; an ancient shrine named for the prophet Khaled sits atop a mountain (which… Continue reading The most beautiful terrain in Iran: Kahlaleh

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Seeing the Man of my Dreams in the Flesh! — The Iran I know

My husband and I were committed to each other for a while online before we actually tied the knot in person. As you can imagine it was not so easy. Imagine having a burning love for someone and you cannot reach out to simply hold hands with that special person! There were many tears shed […]

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Breastfeeding USA vs. Iran: Legal Rights, Social behaviors, and Support of Nursing Mothers

Originally posted on Iranian Hiker:
*These issues, as I have learned, will not be touched by some Muslims who have adopted the ideology that breastfeeding is somehow “taboo”; although, Quran mentions breastfeeding, prolonged practice of it, and has nothing negative to say on it. Most well educated human scientists, mothers, and medical doctors agree that…

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Iran’s Incredible Medical Advancments

updating… I do have a mission in Iran, for those that do not know or only like to assume to know. In fact, I have a few goals while I’m here: I keep busy on all of them. One goal of mine is to see Iran’s ‘Economy of Resistance’ grow stronger, developing and expanding as… Continue reading Iran’s Incredible Medical Advancments

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Do as Rachel Corrie did for Palestine

Since the tragic loss of Rachel Corrie, whose martyrdom anniversary was observed almost a month ago, world citizens became more aware and concerned about the Palestinian plight. People have observed and learned much about Palestine, thanks to the memory of this selfless young activist. Sadly, people have also observed the Palestinian movement go from prominent… Continue reading Do as Rachel Corrie did for Palestine

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Iran: As Winter Combats Spring, Exhibitions are all the Hype

This time of year in Iran there is a saying, due to the incredibly fluctuating weather, and that is “Winter and Spring are fighting (جنگ بین زمستان و بهار )”–so my husband tells me. Winter is on its way out, taking with it all the snow and cold; Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, which invites… Continue reading Iran: As Winter Combats Spring, Exhibitions are all the Hype