From the LA Times:
Parviz Gharib-Afshar fled Iran 35 years ago to protect his American wife and two children from the "overbearing religiosity" that swept through his home country. … "I think anything that moves us toward opening up relations and turns us away from military actions is good," said Roxanne Varzi, associate professor of anthropology at UC Irvine. "There's so much the two countries need to work on together."
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