Returning from Iran, Pittsford’s Lynda Howland says Trump’s policies hurt the average Iranian, not their rulers

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 4/7/19

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 4/7/19 [Forgive the wrinkle. As much as print is superior, it has its downsides.]

Recently, peace activist Lynda Howland returned from a trip to Iran sponsored by Code Pink. Today, the Democrat and Chronicle printed her Guest Essay.  Below are photos from the trip.

Typical Iranian women [Photos by Lynda Howland]

Typical Iranian women [Photos provided by Lynda Howland]

Meeting with foreign minister Zarif

Meeting with foreign minister Zarif

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Isfahan

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Guide, Iranian student, delegates Martha and Lynda

Other articles from Lynda:

Looking at refugees not as a technical problem but as a human experience

From Rochester to Nepal with love. Aiding earthquake victims with your help.

Loyal Talker readers know well Lynda Howland and her grandfather’s Spanish-American War uniform and portrait

(far left and right) Lynda; (middle) Lynda's grandfather's Spanish-American War uniform

(far left and right) Lynda at Avalon Drive; (middle) Lynda’s grandfather’s Spanish-American War uniform and portrait at the Trophy Cannon in Highland Park, at the downtown War Eagle and in Mt. Hope Cemetery