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Solidarity Hero's Plight Reflects Polish Problems

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Solidarity Hero's Plight Reflects Polish Problems

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Solidarity Hero's Plight Reflects Polish Problems

Solidarity Hero's Plight Reflects Polish Problems

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Leszek Budrewicz, a major figure in Poland's Solidarity movement, is now homeless in the city of Wroclaw. The story of the maverick poet and journalist traces major trends in the past two decades of Polish history — including a growing gap between rich and poor. NPR's Emily Harris reports.