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How do you make the decision to leave your home? Shayda takes us through the ins and outs of the Iranian Revolution (and the effects of heartbreak) to learn why her father set his sights on escape. In the midst of the Iran-Iraq war, Amir makes covert plans to cross the border into Turkey with nothing but his passport and his life savings in gold. A series of fateful encounters takes him to Madrid and then Mexico City, but his luck runs out at the Tijuana border crossing.

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