The True Love Story That Inspired “Titanic” Will Leave You in Tears

Leaving Home

Kate was 15 when she and Percy left home for the first time. Her father’s grocery wasn’t doing as well as it had before, so the two siblings were sent to their Aunt’s house as they had the most real-world skills and could make money to send to their family. Percy got a job in another city grocery while Kate became a seamstress. She was popular with the elderly women around town, who knew her for her attention to detail and small hands. But there was someone else who noticed her…


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