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Iranian woman motorcyclist finds joy on two wheels

Baran Hadizadeh, a female motorcyclist, rides her bike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran August 7, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh, a female motorcyclist, rides her bike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran August 7, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh, a female motorcyclist, rides her bike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran August 7, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike through nature outside of Tehran, Iran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh wears her motorcycle helmet in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh wears her motorcycle helmet in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh wears her motorcycle helmet in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh gets ready to ride in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh gets ready to ride in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh gets ready to ride in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh, seen in a bike mirror, puts on her gloves in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh, seen in a bike mirror, puts on her gloves in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh, seen in a bike mirror, puts on her gloves in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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A biker takes a photo of Baran Hadizadeh on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A biker takes a photo of Baran Hadizadeh on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A biker takes a photo of Baran Hadizadeh on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike in front of a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike in front of a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her motorbike in front of a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh rides her bike on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her bike on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh rides her bike on a highway in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh washes her motorbike at a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh washes her motorbike at a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh washes her motorbike at a car wash station in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh repairs her motorbike at a mechanic shop in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh repairs her motorbike at a mechanic shop in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh repairs her motorbike at a mechanic shop in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh applies makeup in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh applies makeup in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh applies makeup in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh waters plants in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh waters plants in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh waters plants in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh is seen with her uncle at his home in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh is seen with her uncle at his home in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh is seen with her uncle at his home in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh talks to her friend in a cafe in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh talks to her friend in a cafe in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh talks to her friend in a cafe in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Baran Hadizadeh poses for a photo in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh poses for a photo in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Baran Hadizadeh poses for a photo in Tehran. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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