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This is the story of our 36 year marriage, a marriage between an Iranian lady and a Javanese. The ups and downs of their life and the devastation of losing their youngest son, Raden Cyrus Agung (Cyrus the Great), no longer a child but a buddy and friend, his life, what he meant to his family, his friends and other things that makes one's life... who passed away on the 28th. January, 1999 at the age of 25 years. It was, and is, the after-death communications with him which gave hope to our lives that we will see each other again.

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    The following was contributed by an American lady, married 30 years to a true Persian (that is, a person who is proud of his Persian heritage but because of circumstances is obliged to live elsewhere outside Iran), a 20 year former resident of Washington, D.C., 5 year resident of Jakarta, Indonesia, and now a resident of Durango, Texas. 

    I, on the other hand, had a Persian room mate, Bijan Anvari, when I was a Fulbright scholar in the U.S. in the late ‘50s till 1964, met a Persian young lady in London 36 years ago whom I have been married to for the past 35 years, have a daughter of 35 years and two sons aged 34 and 26 years – and have no comments whatsoever regarding the jibes below. I just go through them in my daily life.

    By Raden Adji A. Suryo-di-Puro – Father & Grandparent - Jakarta, 28th. January, 2000Jakarta,'s 5th. largest city in the world's 4th. largest nation ... where is it? Never heard of it? Please click here.

     You could be PERSIAN ...
    * If your mother messes up your marriage.

    * If you are a car salesman and at the same time a singer

    * If you talk behind your wife with your mother.

    * If you dress up to go to grocery store.

    * If you go to concert, but you never see the singer and stay in the hallways with your drink and check out girls.

    * If you never wear your wedding ring.

    * If you smoke 5 packs a day and tell everyone you don't smoke.

    * If you pronounce "Sure", SHOOR

    * If your favorite drink is Vodka.

    * If you are about 35 and have no hair on your head.

    * If you watch Iranian program on TV, but always nag for bad programming.

    * If you are good in playing backgammon and chess but can't do your taxes.

    * If you call gas station, gas eestasion.

    * If you ask someone to marry and they want to know if you own a house.

    * If you claim you are Italian.

    * If you divorce your wife but still don't let her date anyone else.

    * If your wife divorces you, but still goes shopping with your sister.

    * If you used to be a brain surgeon in Iran but now you work in a chelokabab (Persian restaurant) in  New York or London.

    * If you carry 3 pagers and 2 cellular phones and no one ever calls you.

    * If you claim your dad was a very good friend of  the SHAH.

    * If you don't own a house and have no job but still can afford a BMW.

    * If you have to shave more than once a day.

    * If you were a 4 star general in Iran and now drive a cab in Washington D.C.

    * If your in-laws come to visit and they never leave.

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    “ ..I hope you continue your road map.. ”  –  the web's largest site on grandparenting: “I looked at your site (it was excellent) ... I hope you continue to design your great site and continue your road map!* Have a good day.”  ... Bryan Butakis• *Road map is a reference on real-life experience, the "how-to" of handling the devastation and bereavement of losing one's child, and the psychic and physical “After Death Communications” found in several webpages at the site map.
    “ ..success stories!”  Living in Indonesia - A site for expats  –  one of the largest web sites for Expats living in the vast and sprawling Indonesian nation, the world's 4th. largest populated nation.. click here for more infoIt's great to have real life examples of all the things we're talking about ... Especially the ‘success stories’ of the kids** of these (mixed) marriages ...Your sites are very interesting and offer valuable insight to many ... good luck with them all!! ... All the best”  ... Danielle Sukarty, Organizing Committee, Living in Indonesia - A site for expats  •  **Laila 35 years the smart Environment & City Planning Engineer  & **Arto 34 years, the Diplomat
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    “ ..Everything I wish I could articulate  myself.. ”  I visited (this) webpage and found it to be everything I wish I could articulate myself ... although I know what a heart wrenching task it must have been to put it in words, I am grateful to you for what you have done ... ” Teresa, Arkansas, U.S.A. (a bereaved parent who commemorates her daughter's passing away by inviting other bereaved parents to commemorate their loved one on her website)
    “I've found a shelter in a storm.. ” How amazingly wonderful your site is! My son Karl died on 2/21/01. He was 18. I miss him IMMENSELY! Hugs to you and your beautiful wife. Thank you so much for sharing your hearts. I especially Love seeing photo's of your beautiful son Cyrus. I'm saving your web pages and plan to read EVERY word... It's so wonderful you have such an important and extensive site for human beings in such pain and need. Know that today, thank's be to God and You, I've found a shelter in a storm. GOD BLESS YOU & YOUR WIFE AND DEAR CYRUS!!!”  Colleen McCurdy, 25 Mar. ’01 |
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    “ brought tears in my eyes.. ” I am so sorry about the loss of your son Cyrus. I have read the story that you wrote in the page. I cannot imagine the trauma that you and your wife had to go thru, it brought tears in my eyes at the middle of the story what you must have gone thru. How sad it must had been. We too had our sorrows and had to go thru the valley of the unknown hurts of life... Gustaaf Vogelsang 8 August, 2001
    What a bereaved Mom & Dad have to say ...
    “ ..losing a child is far more devastating.. ” Losing an offspring like our 25 year old, Cyrus, is a devastation NO parent will ever know, unless ONE EXPERIENCES it. It is far more devastating than losing one's own parents and brothers and sisters – which we had experienced and had gone through several times. More so when this child was a living doll, then no longer a child, became an adult and then a friend, a trusted buddy who can instead give advice, and whom we can share experiences with . On Jan. 28, 1999 when he passed away, and 2½ years later on Aug. 7th. 2001, our voices still break up and tears welled up in his mother's eyes , when a friend who did not know Cyrus was no longer with us, asked “...and how is Cyrus..?” || The Do's and Don'ts in facing bereaved parents – from the bereaved's perspectives
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