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Amin Toofani, winner of Harvard talent show, Iranian or Pakistani?

May 25, 2011

Amin Toofani (video below) was winner of last month's "HKS Got Talent" show in Harvard University's reputable Kennedy School of Government. There is some debate on whether Amin is of Pakistani or Iranian heritage, but either way, beyond his studious appearance and interest in politics, Amin seems to be an artist also:

PS: The fire at the end is real!


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