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When he was a young boy, Laszlo Pordany's grandfather would tell him stories about the Hungary that existed before the Iron Curtain dropped on their country.

Embassy Photos: Lee Berthiaume
While many Hungarians allowed out of the country during the Cold War may have sought asylum in places like the US, Laszlo Pordany says he had a responsibility to help in the struggle for freedom.
Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 04/06/2011 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Sunday, 09/21/2014 7:00 pm EDT

When he was a young boy, Laszlo Pordany's grandfather would tell him stories about the Hungary that existed before the Iron Curtain dropped on their country.

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