One Family's Wait to Pay Respects to the Pope This evening in St. Peter's Square, four days of public visits to Pope John Paul II's body came to a close. Among those who said goodbye Thursday were many Polish-Americans. Emily Harris followed one family's journey.
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One Family's Wait to Pay Respects to the Pope

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One Family's Wait to Pay Respects to the Pope

One Family's Wait to Pay Respects to the Pope

One Family's Wait to Pay Respects to the Pope

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This evening in St. Peter's Square, four days of public visits to Pope John Paul II's body came to a close. Among those who said goodbye Thursday were many Polish-Americans. Emily Harris followed one family's journey.

Janine Duda, her son John Duda, and her granddaughter Natalie Hazemi wait in line to see Pope John Paul II's body at the Vatican. They're wearing the traditional dress of Poland's southeastern highlands, where Janine was born. Emily Harris, NPR hide caption

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