Laleh and Patrick in San Francisco, CA

Traditional Iranian wedding ceremonies are centered around an elaborate spread of symbolic objects called Sofreh-ye Aghd. "My parents brought most of the items from Iran, including the very same mirror and candelabras that belonged to my grandmother and were used at her wedding," says Laleh.

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