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EXCLUSIVE — Slovenia’s Side of Melania’s Story: How the First Lady’s Upbringing in Communist Eastern Europe Shaped Her Fight for Freedom in America

SEVNICA, Slovenia — It’s a short book, just 42 pages and some filled with photographs. But it goes a long way in explaining the facts about the strong, proud people who carved a small but free nation out of the former Communist Yugoslavia and produced one of the most famous women in the world: Melania Trump.

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Exclusive: First Lady Melania Trump’s Good For Biz Back Home — Tourism in Sevnica, Slovenia ‘Double’ Since Presidential Election

SEVNICA, Slovenia — Janez Levstik offers a bright smile and a firm handshake when he greets visitors at the information center in the heart of Sevnica, a hamlet of 5,000 in southeastern Slovenia. The tours he leads these days, however, aren’t to the medieval castle (Gard Sevnica) or hilltops with views of the picturesque River Sava that runs through the heart of town.

A worker in a bakery in Sevnica, Slovenia shows off a First Lady Melania Trump apple pie. (Photo for Breitbart News/Penny Starr)