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Iran's 'city of mullahs' has a surprising side

Before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, this city was pious and sedate. The late Iranian American poet Nader Naderpour once listed as its main features “women with scarves over their heads, men clad in clerical robes, a single golden dome, old storks in the sky, one spiritless garden, a handful of...
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