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Jason Rezaian, journalist freed by Iran, wanted 'to tell the truth' about his father's homeland

Jason Rezaian, journalist freed by Iran, wanted 'to tell the truth' about his father's homeland

Jason Rezaian grew up in the Bay Area, but his father’s home country, Iran, always had a big piece of his heart.

The Marin County native drove around with a California license plate holder that read, “Powered by ghormeh sabzi,” an Iranian dish, his mother, Mary Breme Rezaian, wrote in the Washington Post.

On his 8th birthday, Rezaian’s family got him a passport, hoping he would someday visit Iran. Their wish came true, and then some: He learned Farsi and eventually moved to Iran, where he wrote for publications...

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