A photo gallery of a very old Iranian father who is visited by his children, grand and great grandchildren on Father’s Day.
Heydar Shahriari is an old man who served as a soldier in the Bam Citadel during the Qajar era. He has 19 children and over 250 grand and great grandchildren. In spite of all hardships of a nomadic life and old age, he is totally healthy and does all his daily routine all by himself.
He is well known for his good behaviors, and is entitled as the man of peace. Every year on Father’s Day, his children, grand and great grandchildren come from afar to pay a visit to him.
Snapshots of the family reunions by the Iranian Students’ News Agency: