A Long-Lost Love Letter Found 77 Years After a Ship Sank in WWII Reveals an Incredible Survival Story That Needs to be Told.

Meet Phyllis Ponting, a 99-year-old great-grandmother who found a hand-written love letter from her soldier fiancé that sunk to the bottom of the ocean along with the cargo ship that was hit by German U-boats in 1941. She found the letter 77 years later. And the story of the sinking is incredible.

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Source: Trevor Porter Wiltshite Gazette and Herald

Phyllis Ponting, from Wiltshire, England, thought she would never hear from her beloved fiancé Bill Walker, who served with the Wiltshire Regiment. He was sent to India and never answered her letter in which Phyllis accepted his marriage proposal.

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