Ayatollah ruhollah khomeini
Khomeini's legacy looms over Iran 30 years after death
The image of the black-turbaned cleric who brought down the monarchy in 1979 stares out at people across the country, from hotel lobbies and the front of stadiums to hospitals and banknotes.
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