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A man and two women in head scarves sitting on a bridge in Iran
January 14, 2021

Under the Bridge

In Isfahan, Iran, a betrothed couple—and their chaperone—relax on a bridge. This photo originally appeared in the July 1999 issue, documenting Iran under President Mohammad Khatami, who advocated for a more open society.
Photograph by Alexandra Avakian, Nat Geo Image Collection

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