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    Thursday
    Jan072010

    Maya Angelou on Untold Stories

    Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
    “There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.”
    Maya Angelou
    Today’s Literary Birthday
    Charles Addams, creator of the Addams Family in his New Yorker cartoons, was born on this day in 1912. The Addams Family grew out of a planned 1946 collaboration with science fiction writer Ray Bradbury which was discussed but never materialized. Addams drew over 1,300 cartoons in his lifetime. He received a special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.
    Today’s Memoir/Family History Memory Trigger
    Each day we offer a question or action to help you trigger your memories of things which will make your memoir or family history richer, more detailed and more interesting. Reflect on the prompt and see what ideas it triggers. Here’s today’s:

    Do you have a family nemesis or antagonist? What do they do?

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