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    • Persian Kitty
    • 23.11.07 | 21:25 (IST)

    It's been almost 20 years since I left Iran at the end of war. I have often thought about how I'd feel if I ever go back. I know that a lot has changed (through the still remaining strong connection between the old country and the ex-pats in diapora).One thing I do know for sure is that the people and the culture as a whole have remained the same, as it has for thousands of years. Your point also has another dimension to it. Perhaps things aren't the same in our respective pld countries, but neither are we. I was a kid when I left and my whole character was shaped in the US. I am also not the same person as I was in my nostalgic past. SO to answer you question: I don't think I would feel the same if I ever go back which is sad, cause sometimes we all talk about 'what if the mullah's go' and while my parents' and older generation would happily go back, I doubt that my generation would. In that case, I would happily spend my holidays back in the old country and visit it inch by inch!

    from the article: U.S. demands Israel crack down on illegal Iranian pistachio imports
    First published 00:00 21.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.07
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