Bill Schwarz receives mementos from, left to right, Susie Sexton, Keith Kleepsie and Pat Heinbaugh. The mementos included his parentsâ€™ passports and green cards and the original letter from the Rev. Graham Kleespie. â€” Post & Mail photo / Robin Plasterer
COLUMBIA CITY â€” 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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