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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the 25th anniversary celebrations of Poland's first free elections led by the Solidarity movement at the Royal Square in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the 25th anniversary celebrations of Poland's first free elections led by the Solidarity movement at the Royal Square in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Poland's national flags and pictures of Lech Walesa leading the 1980 strike that gave rise to the Solidarity freedom movement, and of Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki flashing a V-sign in 1989 are on display in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on the eve of a visit by President Obama and other European leaders who will attend celebrations marking 25 years of Poland's democracy. (Associated Press)

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Poland's national flags and pictures of Lech Walesa leading the 1980 strike that gave rise to the Solidarity freedom movement, and of Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki flashing a V-sign in 1989 are on display in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on the eve of a visit by President Obama and other European leaders who will attend celebrations marking 25 years of Poland's democracy. (Associated Press)

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The 42-year marriage of Danuta and Lech Walesa was strained as when his leadership of Poland's Solidarity movement took him away from their family. Mrs. Walesa says in an upcoming autobiography that she paid a huge price for her husband's struggle against communism, talking publicly for the first time about her loneliness and fear for the family's unity as her husband gained worldwide recognition with his political work. (Associated Press)