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Canadian Envoy Who Hid Americans During Iran Hostage Crisis Dies

Former Canadian ambassador to Iran Ken Taylor, who sheltered six Americans during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, has died at the age of 81. His family said Taylor died Thursday after a two-month battle with colon cancer. As Canada’s envoy to Iran, Taylor played a key role in the rescue mission carried out by the Canadian government and the CIA. The mission inspired Ben Affleck's 2012 Acadamy Award-wining movie Argo. Taylor kept the Americans hidden at his residence and at the...

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