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"You can't legislate against stupidity, but we try todo it all the time."

He was born James George Janos in Minneapolis on July 15, 1951.As a member of the Navy SEAL Special Forces many years later, hewas called "Janos the Dirty" for pushing the limits ofthe force's rules. When he launched his career as aprofessional wrestler at age 23, he changed his name to JesseVentura. (he was in California at the time and picked the name of acity there that means "luck" in Spanish.) Indeed, ifthere's one thing you can say about Jesse Ventura, it'sthat his many and varied monikers reflect the chameleon-likechanges he's made in his 48 years--and the changes he may wellmake for himself, his state--heck, maybe even his country--in yearsto come.

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