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A new wave in Iran

Today, I witnessed a new wave in Iran. It brought me to tears and for this reason I felt that I had to share the story with the world.

The wave relates to the video below by the Iranian musician Sasy. I recommend you watch it before you continue to read this piece. It’s less than 3 minutes long. I’ll wait…

So why does this video matter?

I am not an expert on Sasy’s music or his life. As I understand it, he grew up in Iran after the revolution and only a few…

Marie Curran

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