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Tehran mother’s memorial takes on special meaning amid outbreak

How one man in Iran has turned the grief of losing his mother into a memorial that brings joy to the masses.

A man in Tehran has been planting flowers for his dead mother every spring for a decade.

What started as a personal gesture has become a major attraction in Iran’s capital.

And the memorial has taken on extra meaning during the coronavirus pandemic.

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi reports from Tehran.