"I think we need to scale back our imagination about how hard and heroic [compassion] is" — Krista Tippett courtesy of TED hide caption

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Nazila Fathi reported from her native Iran for The New York Times. Fearing arrest, she fled in 2009 with her family and now lives in suburban Washington, D.C. Her new book, The Lonely War, describes the challenges of reporting from the country. Hassan Sarbakhshian hide caption

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