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Making American genealogical events more welcoming to all

Can American genealogical conferences and other events embrace diversity? Back in 2013, I attended my first fairly large genealogical conferences, a regional one and an international one. 1,294 more words


English FamilySearch Indexing Projects Percentages Update for December 19, 2014

The numbers in parentheses (+/-%) is the change in percentage from last week.

Last Updated: December 12, 2014

Today’s Date: December 19, 2014

Active / Clean-up Phase Projects – All Have Some Batches Started… 1,784 more words


PACK SCHOOL near Conway, Missouri about 1924-25

This is the Pack School near Conway, Missouri about 1924-25.  That is my father, Ray Marlin, seated on the far right in overalls.  Click on the photo for a larger image.


Top Warning Signs Your Child is in Trouble

Top Five Warning Signs that Your Child is in Trouble

What causes teenagers to make choices that could destroy their future, and why do they give in to peer pressure? 410 more words


Stories from the Heart: 'A Stroke of Creativity'

Patty Lang, a two-time stroke survivor, wife, mother of four and survivor ambassador for the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association and Go Red For Women in New Jersey, was recently featured on the National blog. 59 more words


Christmas Truce of 1914

I know when I was working on Through The Eyes Of Grace, the research was my favorite part. Uncovering events in history that Grace lived through helped me bring her story to life. 250 more words

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