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Going home
Torange Yeghiazarian
IranGALLERYCONVERSATION
While most of the men in this generation might feel that they lost many opportunities by this unwanted transition, Iranian women...
I too am blessed with such a heritage. I come from a long line of progressive and independent women. My great grandmother was among the first to run a school for women in Iran. My grandmother, at the age of 16, taught women twice her age how to read and write.
Additionally, having been born to rebel parents who married outside of their culture and religion, and were pioneers in many aspects of their life has deeply shaped my sensibility. My mother became an overnight star when she performed in her first film at the age of 17. In a way, I feel quite ordinary in comparison. Both my parents are wonderful writers. My father loved melodramatic love stories.

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