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Escape from Romania: Schwarz recalls leaving homeland

July 11, 2011

Bill Schwarz receives mementos from, left to right, Susie Sexton, Keith Kleepsie and Pat Heinbaugh. The mementos included his parents’ passports and green cards and the original letter from the Rev. Graham Kleespie. — Post & Mail photo / Robin Plasterer

COLUMBIA CITY — He and his family went through war at their homeland of Rode, Romania only to realize the American dream years later.
Bill Schwarz was just a young lad when he came to America with a brother, two sisters, his mom and dad and grandmother. But his family lost their family farm through it all.
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