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Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) Article

Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) Article

It’s 8am on Tuesday, just two days before Christmas, and while most of us are frenetically tending to last minute Festivus details, one Iranian American is quietly planning a holiday dinner for over a hundred homeless Virginians. Every month, Desiree Mehbod and her posse of over 10 volunteers converge on The Bailey’s Crossroads Shelter in Falls Church, Virginia, and serve up some of the best Persian Soul Food in town to those who can’t afford to feed themselves…