Without young men like this, consider that your mothers, sisters, and grandmothers may have become the new ‘Mrs. Saddam Hussein.’
Without young men like this, consider that South-Western Iran – as far as Shiraz – could have become a part of Iraq while Saddam siphoned off Iran’s oil resources for America’s and Europe’s benefit.
Iran does not belong to the ‘Shah’s of Sunset’ … Iran belongs to the soldiers of Shiraz, Ahvaz, Tabriz, Mashhad and Tehran, and all of those persons willing to place their security on the line to defend it, and it always has.
The Iranian of the Century is all of those persons whom the boy symbolizes.