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Ken Taylor, Canadian Envoy Who Hid Americans During Iran Hostage Crisis, Dies


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Ken Taylor, the Canadian ambassador to Iran who concealed a group of Americans at his home during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, died Thursday. He was 81. Taylor's wife, Pat, told the Associated Press that he died after living with colon cancer for two months.

RIP Ken, what you did for Americans in trouble will never be forgotten. You risked everything for others, a real hero.