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Polish immigrant wants to share language

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Jan Trypaluk speaks English with only the slightest Polish accent. In the 37 years since he defected from Communist Poland, the hints of his native language have all but faded away. He still recounts with excitement the short trip to Yugoslavia he took back in 1975. “I crossed into Italy to see the Pope,” he said. “That was freedom. Basically I was a political refugee.” In Italy, he went to the American embassy and the ...

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