Wednesday, March 09, 2016
As a Hollywood legend he is fortunate enough to live a life filled with comfort and adulation .
But Dustin Hoffman broke down in tears after learning about his 'hero' great-grandmother Libba, who survived life in a Soviet concentration camp before escaping to start a new life in America.
The Marathon Man legend was rocked after discovering how his ancestor was taken from her home in Ukraine to a Russian gulag when Bolsheviks targetted Jews following the outbreak of civil war in 1917.
Ex-prisoners and dissidents share in €333m EU peace cash bonanza 1 Fruits of peace: From left, Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty, its...