Rachel Dobroth and Sabba Nazhand of New York City were married Oct. 28, 2017, at Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club in Washington, D.C.

Both Christian and Persian ceremonies were held, with pastor John P. Leggett and Mr. Manoucher Ahmadi-Nabi officiating, respectively.

The bride is the daughter of Dale and Dorothy Dobroth of McGaheysville, Va. The groom is the son of Ali and Talat Nazhand of Fairfax, Va.

Rachel is a graduate of Spotswood High School in Penn Laird, Va., and Virginia Tech. The groom is a graduate of George Mason University.

The couple honeymooned in Spain and Morocco.

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