Small town in Poland working to give restored Fiat to Tom Hanks


BIELSKO BIALA, Poland (NBC NEWS) - Some Tom Hanks fans in southern Poland have bought the Oscar-winning actor an iconic communist-era Fiat after Hanks posted pictures with the car on social media.

The idea all started when Hanks posted this photo with a Fiat 126-P on his Facebook page with the caption "I got a new car!"

The a woman in the Polish Bielsko Biala, where the car was produced starting in the 1970s, decided to organize a fundraiser to actually send Hanks a 126-P.

The woman gathered a team of local companies to repair and restore the vintage car.

The town is currently working on the restoration.

They plan to eventually give Hanks the car.

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