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Persian holiday marks coming of spring

Items part of the Nowruz celebrations include wheat, berries, vinegar, apples, garlic, olives, and various coins. These items, along with others, are placed on the tradition table spread to honor the New Year’s gift of rebirth, health, and prosperity. Images courtesy

Cece Giarman, Reporter

March 20, 2017

With tables full of seasonal treats and joyous company, millions across the globe began celebrations of the coming of spring today during the first day of Nowruz, the 13-day Persian New Year holiday. “Nowruz offers a chance to wish for prosperity in the life of the new year,” junior Sophia Davari, who cele...

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