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    • American Wings Iranian Roots

    • Against the Dramatic Landscape of World-Altering Events, Reza's Heroic Journey Unfolds
    • By: Kristin Orloff
    • Narrated by: David Stifel, Kristin Orloff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A gold medal wrestler, Reza's inspiring life celebrates honor, family and freedom. After he leads bloody battles in the 1979 Iranian Revolution and serves in the Air Force, Reza desires a fate beyond the suffocating suppression of Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran. On the last night of the 1982 Military World Wrestling Championships, he grips his gold medal, knowing American wrestlers wait minutes away to help him defect.

    Regular price: $24.95