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PICTURES WORTH A GAZILLION WORDS


Lucky me! I have some spectacular pictures from times past—family times. The one thing I have learned from them is critical. If you have family pictures, have the people in them identified as soon as possible and make sure each … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL IN THE GENES


A few months back I spit into a small tube and mailed it off to Ancestry.com which promised to trace my genetic history back to oblivion and beyond…or somewhere around that time.  As  a result, my eastern European Jewish background … Continue reading

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A SOBERING FAMILY REUNION


The village of Sobibor was located in the eastern region of German-occupied Poland during World War II. Nearby, the Nazis had built the Sobibor Death Camp. It was the final stop on a railway to hell where 250,000 Jews were … Continue reading

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Digging up Family Roots


If you have ever attempted to look back to see from where and from whom you have descended; if you have ever marveled over a previously undiscovered old photograph of a grandfather when he was a young man; if you have … Continue reading

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