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This story may test the devotion of tree huggers. A town in Poland planned to cut down a big oak tree, making space for a traffic circle. Then officials found it was planted in World War II. German invaders put down a seedling on Hitler's birthday. The mayor now says she's even more certain the tree should go, but one elderly resident says it's not the tree's fault it was planted for a criminal. He adds, what is the oak really guilty of?
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