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Lori is an award-winning author of Lori's Song. She attended Shiraz University: Class of 2000 · MSN · Cross Cultural Gerontological Nursing · Niavaran, Tehran, Iran Northern Michigan University:Class of 1995 · Nursing BSN · Marquette, Michigan

A Woman Writing about Iran – by Lori Foroozandeh

If you write a book about something that is little known, you have to be prepared for questions. Some will be silly and trivial, some will be deeper: but there will be questions. I wrote about Iran. Immediately I learned that many Americans know little about that country and its culture. Many of the questions I have been asked have been about the women of Iran. They seem so different from the women of America, so different and so very hard to comprehend.

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