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Two Sisters, One Bold Move
Thu Jan 22, 2015 04:35 PM CST

If not for two unrelated sisters and a salt barrel, Robert Bold's family story would read a lot differently.

There was the first sister. Bold's grandfather, Reinhard Boldt, received his passport in 1910 after fulfilling his obligation to the German military. His plan was to travel to the United States. But his sister couldn't bear to see her little brother leave, so she hid the document inside a salt barrel. When the passport was finally uncovered a year and a half later, Boldt booked passage and sailed for America. He changed his name to ...

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