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Project to translate 'Walden' into Farsi becomes a cultural exchange

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Alireza Taghdarreh never forgets the first time he heard about Henry David Thoreau.It was back in 1982, in Iran."I [heard it] on a $1 pocket radio. ... It said 'the man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait until that other is ready,'" he recalls.His reaction to the words could be described as love at first sound. Continue Reading

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