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Grieving Poles Honor a Native Son

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Grieving Poles Honor a Native Son

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Grieving Poles Honor a Native Son

Grieving Poles Honor a Native Son

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As the pope's health grew worse, his native Poland stood transfixed, awaiting the inevitable and celebrating his life. In his hometown of Wadowice, in Krakow and other Polish towns, John Paul II is remembered... and so is Karol Wojtyla.