Revisionist History Presents: Deep Cover, the true story of an FBI agent in Detroit who goes undercover in an outlaw motorcycle gang and makes a series of bizarre discoveries that inadvertently lead to the US invasion of a foreign country.
In the first episode, Detroit FBI agent Ned Timmons busts Toby Anderson, a violent criminal who also fancies himself a budding country music star. Ned flips Toby and goes undercover as a biker, but Toby quickly goes out of control. He uses the newfound protection of the FBI to commit robberies and perhaps far worse. Most agents would give up, and send Toby to jail, but Ned has a feeling Toby might be his key to the criminal underworld.
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Pushed her question was nagging me: who killed choose this truth problem. It isn't just bad its deadly Angela, poor and I'm a historian of Harvard and staff writer at the new Yorker has been a lot of time trying to solve mysteries like this one, so I decided to start a podcast. It's called the last archive hotel ten stories from last hundred years, a history of America and of our arguments about truth and evidence. The last archive brought to you by Pushkin industries, hello, hello, revisionist history, listeners, Malcolm Global you're, a cop,
into the feed an extra time this week to share the newest show into Pushkin family. It's called deep cover the drug wars, if you like Cohen brothers, movies or narcos or any story, that's too crazy to be believed, and I think you're, like the show deep cover, is hosted by Pulitzer Prize Winning, journalist Jake Halpern. But a year ago, Jake heard about a former FBI agent named NED. Timmins NED story starts back in the eighties when he was a rookie agent, the FBI, one night.
Here s a fugitive, had a biker bar. The fugitive has some connections in the criminal underworld and NED manages to flip him, because, under cover of the book.
Again learns had about a Harley goes, a few menchu mustache. It was the start of a double life that will go on for years and eventually, this investigation wouldn't cover a vast criminal network that included celebrities, the CIA and a dictator down in Central America. The also result was a full scale. U S! Invasion de cover is produced by our own Jacob Smith, who careful listeners will know, is someone who has been involved with the business history since day, one Jacob has gone off to
Are your college with a show and it is fantastic. Here's the first episode of deep cover the drug wars, give it listen and then subscribe on Apple podcast enjoy the right about a year.
Oh, I got my hands on this novel, unpublished, but apparently based on a true story. It was written by this guy NED Timmins. The overarching plot was
Your pop, I mean you can imagine the movie starring Stephen Seagal and definitely straight to video. It
the story of a newbie FBI, agent, name NED from Detroit who grows.
Manchu mustache goes under cover of violent, outlaw, biker gang and infiltrate a secret syndicate that smuggling hundreds of thousands of pounds of pop into the country and all that leads eventually to the invasion of a foreign country and the arrest of a brutal dictator
skeptical yeah. So, as I say, I'm a journalist and my specialty, if you can't even call it that historians
seem too crazy to be true,
stories that are on the verge of urban legend. Most of them turn out to be bullshit, which doesn't bother me
That's kind of the crux of my job actually sorting through the bullshit, so naturally I had to go meet this guy
one to one. To tell me tell me where we are your office. I disagree.
Where we are in commerce tangent machine here
Gimme, a little more than that Halloa Behaviour office here, hey ten years,
NED is now in his early seventies walks with a limp he's ball, but you wouldn't know it because he likes to wear a weather, beaten. Como hat nowadays he's a private eye, his office, his badge in a beige corporate park, totally forgettable except
for the bare it's. The first thing you see when you walk up a ten foot brown bear tax.
Your meat in the classic rearing up to eat you pose NED tells me, got the bear on hunting trip in Alaska, but the real trophy that NED keeps in a plastic bag in his desk air penises in Wolf teeth in annual believe that that will protect you,
The bear has a bone in his penis an I recovered these like after you shot them.
Are you now before I shouted nobody's gonna, take a bare dick. When he's alive
The EU, which would make a necklace side of this to protect him. I just keep it in a bag, is
We were bare penis, necklace round the office. Do you
You believe in. It means you believed in the like its power of keeping you safe yeah. I do
we then it had been all over. The Arctic can live too.
Have forty below zero on.
Oliver Russia in here
furthermore there's nothin in ice. Keep a bare penis with me
I think there's something out there that
Maybe it's only in your mind. It's in your mind and works
I'm still here and have had many
close call. So here I am right, so
at first read, NED's, unpublished, novel seem like the classic airport pot boiler, typical cloaking, dagger, ex cop kind of stuff
like when the hero had it on a case. It reads,
a quick shower and a breakfast of alpha Seltzer, an aspirin had NED feelings.
Three human again that
ways is the actor Walton Goggins. We asked him to read from NED's novel
in this novel. There are some great characters like the drug addicted pick and his pig. He guards address.
Lab well munching one onion soaked in math, then
We'll tells us
I can well bristled pig, was eyeing them with the disturbing calculating look that pigs give
Many of the details in the novel like the pig so Corky and distinctive they felt like it had be
through other seen, seemed contrived pure Hollywood, a kind of felt like I got myself a guide book that was about half accurate,
There was a true story in here, a real piece of history. If I could, just you know, extracted yeah easier said than done,
I started making a to do list like I was going to
grocery store something. Only mine went something like this. One reach out to your contact at the FBI, make sure NED's not a coup
to call the CIA here I feel t anything three
visit, the guy who smuggled three hundred thousand pounds of pot into the. U S in a single shipment supposedly now lives in Hawaii for tracked down that
lost mistress whose living somewhere in South America shit all this
The story felt like one of those five thousand peace puzzles that my kids like to open up on vacation and just spill across the floor, and then you see a corner peace and a matching edge peace and damned if they don't fit and then well
There goes your vacation, I'm Jake Halpern, and this is deep cover episode, one the mask man,
all that I really remembered about the drug wars of the nineteen eightys was. There is a huge problem that the government was trying to fix with slogans. You might remember just say no. That was the battle cry of President Reagan
and his wife Nancy distributed. All the way down to our teachers in high school irony
where these lectures and thinking even then that they were an idiotic remedy to the drug war. I even wrote
our shared my student newspaper
just say no k and oh W, to just say no corny. I know I was fourteen.
A little slogan was not gonna kill the demand for an entire drug market, and it should
how was he going to stem? The flow of marijuana was pouring into the country and he
had a wonder. Where was all that narrow
coming from anyway, I was getting it
stories are still debating this question,
in fine reams of conspiracy theories like
was the CIA behind all the drug smuggling hats, the hot one in fact
see. I will eventually figure into this story along with celebrities, politicians, heads of state but were getting ahead of ourselves now, because the story really starts in Detroit with NED Timmins at a rowdy.
Roadside biker bar the bar was a road house out in the sticks. The Durban
law was for most of motorcycles, nearly all of them Harley Davidson those eighty opening words if nets novel and where will begin our story
it's the early nineteen eighties NED Timmins is in his mid thirties and early in his career at the FBI.
Working fugitives, just basically going down a checklist and rounding up wanted met. This was not the desk job.
Was an assignment for guys who wanted some action.
NED tells it. He got a tip about a fugitive.
It was supposed to be at this biker bar the outskirts of Detroit. So
grabs Jean Jacket and its three.
Fifty seven Smith and Wesson and heads out,
there were some mean motherfuckers in there you know they're. There was hard.
Ass, hard, core biker bar there doing shots and drugs
It was a scene out of a movie or a novel. In fact,
here it is in nets novel.
Single sodium street light at on the forage. The parking lot shone down a pay. Far from that long
pool of light the darkness of the park
not reached out a good twenty five yards before the glow of neon beer signed signal the borders of another America. This
the lawless America. This was
This was easy money fast bikes and girls were easier and faster than both
nowadays it's hard to appreciate just how right are novelist is about the lawlessness of biker bars in the eighties today. We might think of these guys is old graybeards who put around and three wheeled Holly's, but not back, then these words,
Dangerous men drugging partying and fighting
here's net novelist. Again,
The smell was the first thing that head, oh dear,
piss be refer, smoke and puke. The second thing
it was a cover charge to books.
And the guy demanding it was a size of a freezer. Bikers
come in one of only two sizes, big and
They fuckin big, probably smells like sweat and beer
and Jack Daniels all mixed up together. All the time that's Cathy Timmins
also an FBI agent in the Detroit Office and Nets wife. At the time she
members going to one of these biker bars with NED on another night. Just a service cover. You know his actual wife pretending to be his girlfriend and then, if people actually need to breathe and go outside because the smoke in the power would be just that thick that even a smoker can tolerate it
You know I mean people meal with a big fight going on over here and thereby also return to sit and talk, and other people are shooting pull just chaos. On this particular night NED says he was looking for a fugitive named Toby Anderson Toby had quite a rap sheet
Thirdly, Tories file was about six inches, deepen how a lot of real violent stuff. You know
some sullen guns down in Kentucky in an arm chair the sky was occur criminal. He also happen.
To be a country western singer and is banned
was that we had a gig that night. This was one of their heads,
still something as NED tells it. The something was crowded with outlaw tells it. The bar was crowded with outlaw bikers
NED knew that walking in here is a plainclothes agent was extremely dangerous. Everything was about the brotherhood, the code, your fellow bikers. Even the muse
so NED had his eyes on the band. Looking at the singer, he knew
the Toby was supposed to make an appearance on stage tonight, but could it be that
lead singer of this band. The guy up on stage right now was his guy
there's a lot of good people sitting in jail without Punctal the pig, but they've done. Well, we get into all of that. If we start killing for fun,
so NED says he saunters up to the bar takes a seat.
A stool and just waits for his partner to show up it wasn't as regular partner just a guy providing back up that particular night,
in the novel NED describes them is a blue blooded preppy who arrives at this biker bar dressed in penny loafers and tie the two of them watch the stage together trying to find their fugitive.
You're out. Just who Toby was all they had was one flimsy clue, a picture. There was
for seven years out of date,
wasn't really any marks Karadzic Tattoos, which is nice of you, guys, get her
asked the gunners his cheek person nor those northern weaken, look at other identifiers. We just we weren't sure NED waited for the ban to take,
break many went to such things out. I've
in the bathroom, and he knows
in a piss beside him
You told me Anderson NEWS now: ok,
was down in the keys, were Toby and I swear you're Toby. He can
No man, you got the wrong guy enough
I remembered stones
his boat on big pine, key with party down there, any Gm Toby.
The function to you, so we just had a good time, then Irene,
to shake hands with him
get his hand shaking hands with him and his clean up to
here's Toby FBI and nine, thus fuck you
and he starts to swing. Ok,
Let's freeze frame right there in mid punch, because this is not exactly textbook arrest. Protocol
I mean there are other ways to handle this like waiting until Toby, headed out to the parking lot or even does following him home. But this is the first
thing you need to understand about NED and is also the first thing that Cathy ever knew about him going back to when they first met, as small town cops its. If somebody was in a foot chase in on you you might now are we got his idea? We got his car, you know we can pick him up to Morrow whenever NED,
chase that guy down until he got him. She tells a story about NED before they even started dating NED.
Where family would be celebrating Saint Patrick stay, so he just showed up and blended right in
as if he were, some long lost cousin shouted up her dad got along famously with everyone. Most people don't have that level of confidence to be able to just walk in and an just immediately become a part of the crowd so cornering. Toby in a bathroom aggressive, a bit reckless classic NED, ok back to the biker bar
and clean up to his ears and told the F B, I hand Niners fuck. You
He starts to swing right. Then nets part
Comes into the bathroom we can.
Overwhelmed em so
get him in calves
through the buyer and research realises in handcuffs and he's like their superstar, people are pushing
chauvelin. Ned says he and his partner Frog March Toby through a bar of drunk bikers and
the front door. I had told me an order. The broncho he's stop Russell
nobody's him up behind himself behind his back, so we had Toby
I actually can't be sure if this story at the bar is a hundred percent. True, I talked to nets partner from that day and he didn't remember it. I talked to another biker who knew Toby,
very well- and he remembered hearing some version of the story at the time unfortunately occur.
Ass Toby himself, since he died back in two thousand and four. But I did tracked down Toby's son, who gave me
least, a better sense of who the sky was
I remember right and motorcycles with them with me on the back. He was just kind of reckless endangered. I was scream and hold on for dear life rain. He just thought it was funny today
The Andersson is an executive in the auto industry back when he was a kid he got up
your close view of all the madness and chaos that his father was in
I was afraid of it in everybody's fish. So
he was the key was reckless, which is what everyone said. The friend of Toby's told me that Toby would cut you.
Grieving shoot you without hesitation, and this gave Toby Streak bread in the criminal world. He was the real deal which appeal to NED
When we come back NED, interrogates Toby, the prisoner, look at Toby here fact: ok
he then you ve done time in seven fuckin federal pens,
this time it gone back for life. For a long time.
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this is Toby Anderson singing one of his head songs with the legendary chorus snatches
Rip off must die NED
women still remembers going to question Toby. He brought him breakfast pancake
the aid and his hands. He had syrup all over his face and Oliver s fingers Pelion eaten in a day or so
he could see resist. I mean like tat
Lee burned out and weak nineteen have always bodies or going to open. Look at Toby here fact: ok!
he bet you have done time in seven fuckin federal pens, this
I may go back for life for a long time.
So what do you want to do? We spent several
Hours Willem you don't find,
says whether private couple things I can do so they started working together.
Toby knew better than anyone. The dangers of working for NED of becoming an informant for the FBI had to be careful.
Ned says they spread a rumour that the charges against Toby were dropped.
Because no one wanted to testify against him. This story. We keep any of his biker buddies from thinking that he'd flipped even walk away.
Parading Toby tried to maintain his own kind of biker ethics. He would not read.
Friends or members of his own gang, but he willing-
he betrayed his enemies, so he ned would find a target, for example, a drug house,
we set up under cover surveillance system in their end
You know we had vans and different stuff with north height
cameras and stuff that we're on periscopes too slow periscope comes, I the top of the Van O, the good old days.
Is when the drug dealers didn't know what every TB writer new unmarked vans with periscopes meant trouble.
Then would develop parade planning get a search warrant in kicking the doors.
All the way up, the nineteen seventys. The bureau wasn't really focused on drug suppliers that had been the job,
drug enforcement agency, the d a now, the d, a
have some big investigations, but there are mostly one off busts. You know: they'd sees the drugs Trade
now on the table. Big photo up, busted, end of story,
but by the early eighties. This approach was in cutting it anymore, president
attorney General empowered, the FBI to get involved in the drug wars. After all, the best
We're were the ones taking down the mob. Something big had to be behind all this. The feeling was this
just a bunch of local mom and pop drug dealers. Here's what the
Ernie General, William, French Smith, said at the time quote
popular notion that the syndicate or traditional organised crime stays out of drugs is simply not true. Many of the city
Its families have developed elaborate drug networks; virtually every one of them is involved in
rugs in one way or another and quote, but that's not all Psmith also told Americans precisely who was distributing all the drugs for the syndicates quote over the past decade. Some eight hundred outlaw motorcycle gangs have developed around the country
and in foreign countries and drugs represent their primary source of revenue. The strategies of the attorney general and NED Timmins had what you might call synergy, as NED sought. Toby was his way in an up the ladder, so the F B, I came up with a plan. Ned would go under cup
and become a biker.
Ned's white, Cathy remembers how quickly things changed. I didn't like that. He of course started growing his hair out and, and he had a full Manchu moustache and it when we would go out. We always people look at us and we get seated like way at the back of a restaurant in a like, like wavered creepy
the mustache was just the beginning.
New. He needed up his skills as a biker. So, like any,
FBI agent. He went to school
and provincial police Motorcycle School NED says he learned a right is bike upstairs and lay the bike down high speeds. I wrote a bike, a lot for the FBI and
you're, very vulnerable,
You went to school, you realize just how Danes
After graduation. Ned went back to Detroit, be created a new persona and carefully chose a new name, Ed Thomas, because you wanted something that was close,
to NED a couple times as undercover airport and told colleagues buddies. Tureen gentleman
they're going to rain out and it's an awkward situation. If you're with a bunch of bikers NED Timmons at Thomas, it was close enough that you can stumble through it at Thomas, a badass biker with mud.
And connections, if you wanted the chemicals to make Meth Ed Thomas, is your guy and the ruse worked Ed help the FBI take down other outlaw bikers on at least one occasion, NED told me that they coughed him as well. At the arrest made sure look like he really was a criminal, the F b I wanted to protect his cover
ned. He was really good at this. He know who was not so good at this whole undercover thing, Toby,
NED's. Wingman Toby was still living the biker life,
and increasingly there were problems like
time to Toby was out of the box and watching
their band play
lead singer was playing this fancy and very pricey: less fall electric guitar and Toby liked it alot. What happened?
this kind of a legit. I heard it from a few different people, including another biker, who is there that night at the bar, so I don't know
Toby screen F B, I taught him his lungs, whipped out his gun and started, shooting he snatched the guitar and bolts out of the box.
Like he deputize himself as an FBI, agent or something and then totally went road and for a while he got away with
Toby now has the sweet, less Paul letter, Qatar and right away. You started toward his local Hon
Would it not a worry in the world because that's Toby and because its Toby
That's not the end of the story. A few weeks later, Toby's proof
hang up on stage and he gets shots
We don't know who did it for sure, but everyone I spoke do said it had to be the guy. He robbed and stole the guitar from a few weeks earlier so too,
beat his shop and Bleeding Alan stage across town. It's bedtime debts house when the phone rings
and I get a car again like ten o clock at night. They to you die
Toby's, so Toby HE and
so I re stone is like a forty five minute drive. He still lay on the floor in the buyer, shat targeted.
They look at you. Gotta go therefore canasta Zagreb.
Now, if you go with me,
I got a call from somebody in my family this and say that my dad has been shot and that it was that it was pretty severe, that's Jesse, Anderson, again Toby, Sun and that day
the day is dad got shot, it's always stay with him.
On the way to the hospital they got stopped by a train
and he almost blood out in the ambulance, because the train was so long and at this time I now think I'm I think, I'm about twelve years old,
but again for me to hear
My dad was sharp. It's like going to the south,
I mean it's the stuff,
and all the time something like this happen, all the time Toby recover from being shot and just kind of
carried on as crazy. As that sounds this
normal life for the Andersson household. In fact, hearing Jesse talk about his dad like this. It helped me understand what life was like. An Toby's world may have just seem to follow this guy everywhere: everything's topsy turvy, even jumping in the car,
To pick up a pizza became an event. All I remember is porn up to a stop light and up
front of us is a guy.
Mugging, another guy and my dad's like,
oh I'm, not going to stand for this puts the car park sets his beer up on top of the roof, gets out,
beats the living crap out of the guy, who was mug and the other one
stole all the money that he had split it with.
Other guy got back in the car with me. Grab as beer,
and just DR darling- sounded like the guests
in her money or something like that, and just no big deal didn't say another word, that's my dad.
A little vigilante justice that was it goodnight, but it could get darker with Toby a whole lot darker. When we come back, NED Wade's deeper did Toby's world.
He had that dark fuck. You know what I'm talking about
that crazy. Look in your eyes that you think this guy is a psychotic person, a better, not pushes button.
NED's wife, Cathy met Toby on a number of occasions.
Telling net that he resembled to me Charles Manson and Cathy NEWS
telltale signs of a dangerous guy at the FBI. She work street gangs in Flint, Michigan Tubby didn't
spire to anything other than the moment when people only
spire too? You know how they gonna get
here in the next fifteen minutes and they don't care if they don't think consequence. They don't think of
that gang kids. I like that they they just
Do in the moment what they have to do and on and if it means killing. You don't think about that later, so Whitehead NED just walk away from it. Let him go back to prison move off, because Toby was definitely dangerous, but also kind of like a dead end. Many wasn't some kind of king pin or even a trusted lieutenant. He was just a violent and unpredictable guy.
But NED. He just had a hunch. He felt that by slipping deeper and deeper into Toby's world some,
her along the way. There'd be a pay off.
Because he was spending so much time with bikers NED kept hearing chatter warhead,
sources up in northern Michigan bakers and they would talk about ok, there's a ship banana, whatever the bikers would get their supply a weed when, when these big shipments,
when you know, which is fifty thousand pounds a hundred thousand pounds or whatever come into the Detroit warehouse. If such
a warehouse really existed. It was
El Dorado of drug houses and confirmed.
What the attorney general had said that elaborate drug networks lay behind all the small drug busts that had been happening so now goes entails
bosses, they're just huge deal out there and it involves shipboard
and barges and airplanes, and so I told my bosses
bought it. You know they can see where you here, we re in a row.
Tim is what he's smoking
Around the same time, NED says he arrested another biker and tried to flip him. Just like you, dumb with Toby. Only it didn't work
In fact, during the arrest, the guy just taunted NED is well. He said
you're missing the boat on one of the biggest falcon
those going out there. You know it's under your own nose, but he HIV alluded to this.
Ass, a deal weathers
hundreds of thousands of pounds, a weed and called come in and then basically said, fuck you and
There was a wasn't: I'm operated for NED this in
I was just too enticing his boss
might have been sceptical, but NED stuck with it kept hanging with Toby. It's just. I knew he was out with them all. The time
Just until I would hear from him, I would mention
many times just sit there and think. Oh, my god, sums happened,
and then he call and then I'd be relieved and then I'd be mad because
has a ball distress in the worry and it
and just NED safety. The concerned her,
Will you hang around that, along with the punch, bad guys and and fitting in with them, your behavior is going to change in your your your own personal bars.
You know where you draw the line changes. This would be the first, but not the last time the Cathy was.
Right to worry about her husband and, where
This drawing the line, especially when it came to toe
supposed to meet him or whatever
went down to the house on my motorcycle in
on the earth,
Sixteen walked in
there's a dead guy land there in a pool of blood Toby what the fuck he has brought us mass me
Came through the door shut this gang, is he didn't like him and ran so I know
a mast. Man come on really this
Toby story. A strange
I wearing a mask breaks into his apartment, shoots this guy,
currently lying on the floor and then runs away, leaving Toby to take the rap I mean this is
be the homicidal equivalent of the dog ate. My homework
later Ass, Toby son, about it whether his dad was
kind of person who is capable of committing murder. It pains me to say it, but
no, I dont blink when I, when I say damn could have done it, did he do it? Has he done it?
I'm sure the answer is yes all of them in and I dont I dont think twice about it needs.
I say there could have done it. Did he do it? Has he done it? I'm sure the answer is yes all of em and and I dont
so in stride. So
in a way. If your hundred sensor- and it was told me they killed, it was just a technicality that you weren't there to witness it.
Witness I'm then charge collecting evidence FBI
investigate homicides. It was
my job to investigate a homicide, just don't kill
Somebody in front of me: that's it pretty much NED says that he did call them.
Lace, and so indeed, trade police came and told the same story in there
really give share. Some should had biker, NED,
he had his line in the sand. The trick was keeping Toby on this side of it, which you
you don't make progress in you unless you do with sociopath a homicidal crazy people
that's who are in the inner circle of of
silence in whatever,
So this is just part of the deal is part of the deal here so
what are you saying that in that situation,
I just saw would be advantageous not to continue to have bodies layin around here, how certain your yard,
Tell the Fuckin mass man to stay away.
After listening to NED Story, you know in the shadow
of his ten foot stuff bear. I still just didn't know what to make of it. When I got home, I read his novel ned and his ghost writer were given me
breathing they thought I wanted with all the film Anwar settings in Raymond Chandler dialogue. In the
apple Toby's, like that two dimensional billing depicted on a target at a shooting range, you know loan bad guy with a gun dry. But what struck me
Most was what was missing from the novel
There is no mention of Jesse the Sun or what it's like to grow up with Toby as your dad,
and nets wife and Kali Cathy. She doesn't it.
Make a single appearance in the novel. I guess her middle
Eastern access by the book. Thinking didn't fit into the hard boiled narrative.
In clear to me that the truth, if I could extract it, was way better
but this wasn't gonna be easy. Honestly, I don't know if I could fully
trust, Rostov, NED's, memories. Part of the problem is time. All this happened. Thirty five years ago mean memories.
Eight and then those same memories had been taken off the shelf and reworked in into fiction.
But I was all in, and so
for the last year and a half I've been trying to put all the pieces together. I've been too
I've bars and horse farms to backwater, swamps and pirate museums. I've poured through FBI reports in court transfer.
The stories taking me to North Carolina Maryland Florida, Michigan, Hawaii and the Cayman Islands, I've got
agents from the FBI, the d? A? U S! Customs! Do? U S? Attorneys, pilots ex girlfriend Detroit Felons and a bunch of big time drug smugglers and all of this to find out whether
a rookie agent from Detroit could really make a random bust, biker bar one night and set off a cascade of events.
Discovery of a gigantic drug warehouse, the collapse.
Seven nation wide smuggling ring a war,
in Central America and the overthrow of a brutal dictator.
next time and deep cover, you know you don't have to choose their path, you don't have to choose to work
a case in tat way. You don't.
To choose to go deep cover,
but I know for him he felt like it was just
binning into the next into the next and the next and- and he told
made that he felt like you didn't know how he was ever going to get out of it?
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