Unformatted text preview: f how to start a new life. The different people and organizations that helped me and the other Iranian refugees are the heroes in my eyes. HIAS helped me get to America and a nice family in Brooklyn, New York took me in. I see them as heroes for treating me as one of their own. I still keep in touch with them to this day. 4. Conclusion Iran in the 1970s was not a pleasant place to live in. The country’s government was being overturned and incorporating a new dictatorship. They were oppressive and discriminating towards many religions and beli...
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