A Mother's Secret Life, a Daughter's Discovery

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

When Jasmin Darznik was three, she and her family moved to the U.S. from Iran. Growing up, she had little knowledge of her parents’ lives before immigration. But when she was in her early twenties, Darznik came across a picture of her mother as a young teenage girl, wearing a wedding veil. That picture piqued her curiosity, and led her down a path of family history filled with abuse, neglect, and a half sister she knew nothing about.

Darznik tells the once-secret story of her family in her new book “The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life.” She joins us from Charlottesville, Va.


Jasmin Darznik

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Comments [1]

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Sep. 18 2011 11:27 AM

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