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Fisherman Discovers 101-Year-Old Message In A Bottle Floating Along In The Baltic Sea!

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This salty sea tale begins over one hundred years ago…

It was 1913. Europe was on the precipice of a great war, Henry Ford had just developed the first moving assembly line, and American women were still seven years away from the right to vote.

That year a German named Richard Platz scribbled a message, tucked into into a beer bottle, and flung it into the Baltic Sea.

Okay, now fast forward a century!

It's March 2014. The world has endured two World Wars and Kanye West interrupting Swifty Poo on stage!

A fisherman named Konrad Fischer — with a name like that we're inclined to believe this was his destiny — catches something most unexpected:

A 101-year-old beer bottle containing Mr. Platz's message!

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