It's not the Virgin Mary. It's Empress Farah.
November 22, 2004
The whole world has been staring at this piece of
years-old grilled cheese sandwitch and quietly
wondering about the things reasonable person come to
believe. The face on the lunch is not the Virgin Mary! At least not the
likeness of her that we have been shown for centuries. In fact it looks
nothing like her.
So, who is she? I have wrecked my brain for days since I first
saw this thing auctioned on ebay and it finally came to me. Yes,
I've got it! I was looking at the picture on my computer monitor
again last night
as I chumped into my khiar-o-panir cucumber-cheese sandwitch when
Queen Farah Pahlavi smiled right back at me from the
grilled cheese sandy.
Yes, it is undoubtedly her. It's the old queenster herself. Check
it out for yourself; I'm sure you will agree.
But the questyion I have is how did the Kadivar brothers [Cyrus
Kadivar, Darius Kadivar]
miss this potentially important piece of Pahlavi nostalgia. I would
have expected an article and some historical essay by
Or maybe they haven't missed it at all.
bid I saw was over $7,000, placed by an anonymous person. I
can't help but assume that Prince Reza Pahlavi would surely want
this precious piece of Pahlavi
So, the question is, who will have the winning bid? Who will
end up owning this prized sandwitch? The
Kadivar brothers or Prince Reza Pahlavi? Or perhaps the Empress
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