Polish-born Forys

via www.suntimes.com on 2/16/11

Polish-born Forys ran for the 5th District Congressional seat vacated by Emanuel when he left for the Obama White House.

Forys arrived in the U.S. from Poland at age 4. He grew up in Chicago, earned a medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

He also studied in Poland, where he took part in early demonstrations that led to the Solidarity movement’s overthrow of the communist government, he said during his campaign.

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