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|| Narrator: Pam Turlow.
|| It's the year 1907 and four friends embark on a life-changing journey across the Atlantic as mail-order brides. When they leave The Baltic, the women promise to stay in touch as they spread out to the four corners of the U.S.Benjamin White's wife died in a flood and left him with twin daughters. Not only has he lost his wife, but he feels responsible for the disaster since he designed the failed dam. He wants to help rebuild and assuage his guilt, but his one-year-old daughters need care. Then Ben hears about a ship carrying mail-order brides to the New World and requests one be sent to him. His letter is picked, and Elli Korpela is designated as his new bride.Elli is determined to meet this new challenge head on. She has nothing left in Finland, and she's sure she can be the perfect wife to Ben and mother to the twin girls. She marries Benjamin and the two find they are immediately attracted to one another.When someone sets fire to their house, Elli...
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