As sanctions on Iran are lifted, residents of Tehran are hopeful that a return to the international fold will restore the city’s lost prosperity. We spoke to Iranians, from all walks of life, about how their businesses and lives have changed since the new nuclear agreement last year . Photography by Maryam Rahmanian
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