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Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.

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Students shave heads in sympathy with teacher (Photos)

Students in a school in Hamadan, western Iran, have shaved their heads to show sympathy with their teacher who is terminally ill.
Hassan Hazer Moshar

He did not lose his life, life lost him

Hassan Hazer Moshar, a self-taught artist who took up art at the age 70 after he came out of a coma, has passed away.
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Seminary official and students weigh in on a TV series about clerics

Seminary students lead a simple and unassuming life. Unfortunately, the younger generation only knows clerics through TV.
Abbas Kiarostami

The world needs justice-based peace, not temporary ceasefire

Abbas Kiarostami, a famed Iranian filmmaker, is told by those fighting on battlefields about what happened during the Iraq-Iran war which touched the lives of so many people.
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Day of People with Disability in the eyes of people with no disability

Iranian dailies mark the International Day of People with Disability.
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A disabled devotee en-route to Karbala on all fours

A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.

Wars are fought on and off the battlefield

Basij Week, an opportunity to figure out what the volunteer force has done for Iran in combat and non-combat roles.
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Reference groups of Iranian youth have changed

A Tehran University Professor Taghi Azad Armaki brings into sharper focus the emotional reaction people showed to the untimely death of Morteza Pashaei, a pop singer.
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Inferiority, self-inflicted violence

One of the most extreme forms of self-inflicted violence experienced by some Iranian women is that they sell themselves short and become blind followers of imported aesthetic standards.
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Kids in Tehran go to museums to listen to tales, so the story goes

Seven museums in Tehran host cultural events in which the public, children and adults alike, are being told tales in what is meant to encourage people to develop book reading habits.

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