Nadia Comaneci's epic journey

[post_page_title]Telling the family[/post_page_title]
At a party in 1987, Nadia met Constantin Panait who had escaped Romania some time ago – apparently swimming the Danube river and going on to become a roofer in Florida.

Telling the family

He told her that he could help her escape as well if she wanted. Nadia didn’t really know Panait, but he was offering her an escape route. This was potentially a once in a lifetime opportunity to leave Romania for good, and start a new life in the United States. Or so she thought.

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