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    Courtesy of Changiz Lahidji
    Changiz Lahidji joined the Iranian special forces, but quit after spending his time protecting the Shah's lavish parties.
    In 1979, Lahidji wrote to President Jimmy Carter asking to be deployed to Iran to assist in the ongoing embassy crisis.
    He has since gone on to bust drug rings in Spain, capture the mastermind behind the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, and witness the "Black Hawk Down" incident.
    The first time Changiz Lahidji joined a Special Forces unit, his loyalty was to Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. But he found himself guarding lavish parties in the...
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