Bob Lind, Published December 18 2011
Lind: The family that rhymes together stays together
She writes that her grandfather, John Hillestad, and his brother Martin came from Norway and then both got married, John to a woman named Stina, Martin to Lena.
John and Stina had six sons. They included Oscar, of Hitterdal, Minn., who married a woman named Tina, and Bill, of Kindred, N.D., who married Gina.
So the family included four women whose names rhymed: Stina, Lena, Tina and Gina.
You could almost put this family’s history to music.
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