When Sara Zandy closes her eyes, she sees springtime where mountains are covered in flowers. Pomegranates are the size of a hand. Waterfalls outline the landscape. Villagers make bread and drink tea.
On a 335-acre farm, a mother and her son are outnumbered by their 148 horses and four donkeys.
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