To really change, something, is like alchemy, it is like changing carbon into a diamond. The metamorphosis, and its requirements re described in an essay, Butterflies(Primo Levi), and the patience something like that described in The bare feet(Nell Dorr. This preserves he dignity, autonomy, and works with nature to bring about changes you never thought of or could be.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
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