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From Iran to the World: Humans of Shiraz

Written by Farid On 17 February 2014 @ 19:14 pm | 1 Comment

In Citizen Media, Farsi, Ideas, Iran, Middle East & North Africa, Photography, Weblog

Who are the people of Shiraz, Iran and what are their dreams? A photographic story of Humans of Shiraz [1] began on Facebook two years ago, inspired by the globally renowned Humans of New York [2]. The page has more than 7,300 followers. These are profile photos with human stories from all walks of life.

Shiraz [3] is the capital of the Fars province of Iran, and it is know as the city of poets and literature. Two world famous poets, Hafez [4] and Saadi [5] were born in here. The city is also considered [3] by many Iranians to be the city of gardens.

Real Madrid

“I'm a football player…” “What's your biggest dream as a football player?” “To play in Real Madrid.” Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

“I'm a football player…”
“What's your biggest dream as a football player?”
“To play in Real Madrid.”

To Be a Model Someday

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

“What is your field of study?”
“Electronic engineering.”
“What do you like the most?”
“I like modelling and I wanted to be a model someday…”
“What is the hardest thing of being a model for you?”
“Is that the people around me accept that and cope with with this issue in a good way.”

Heavy Metal

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

“I'm a heavy metal musician, and I play electric guitar… “

From Radiology to Selling Shoes

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)

Photo by Humans of Shiraz (used with permission)


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URLs in this post:

[1] Humans of Shiraz: https://www.facebook.com/hmnsofshz

[2] Humans of New York: http://www.humansofnewyork.com/

[3] Shiraz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiraz

[4] Hafez: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafez

[5] Saadi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saadi_Shirazi

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