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A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival by Julie Hedgepeth Williams

By Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Historian Julie Williams grew up listening to her great-uncle Albert Caldwell inform his harrowing tale of surviving the tremendous catastrophe. Albert, his spouse Sylvia, and their ten-month-old son Alden, are one of the infrequent percent of households whose complete participants survived the sinking. In an extraordinary significant relatives, Williams tells for the 1st time the family's story of escaping to fortunate Lifeboat thirteen and their determined sea trip towards rescue. Their voyage at the large, in spite of the fact that, was once just one a part of an around-the-world trip to attempt to healing Sylvia of a mysterious affliction. an extraordinary immense kin follows the entire true-life plot twists of a kin who survived their journey at the tremendous yet whose lives have been ceaselessly replaced by way of what they witnessed.

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