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92 Year Old War Vet Bootlegs Movies For U.S. Troops

Hyman Strachman does not look like he would take anything from anyone. "Big Hy" is a serial bootlegger -- he is not motivated by money, but by patriotism.

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Strachman believes he's shipped over 300,000 bootleg movies to troops since he started his little hobby in 2004. Which costs Strachman about $30,000 a year.

“Our downtime is spent watching movies as we clean our weapons,” one handwritten note said.


Strachman gets bootleg copies from a dealer at a local barbershop. He then clones them to blank DVD's seven at a time.

The MPAA's only statement on the matter. “We are grateful that the entertainment we produce can bring some enjoyment to them while they are away from home.”

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