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    Wednesday
    Mar032010

    Our Identity - Family Stories

    Today’s Memoir/Family History Quote
    "Family Stories - every family has them. Told at gatherings of the relatives or the extended family, they are those stories about 'the time when' that help family define their identity and stay in touch with who they are."
    Donald Davis
    Today’s Literary Birthday
    American mystery writer Max Allan Collins was born on this day in 1948. Collins has written three series of mystery novels, the Batman and Dick Tracy comic s, the TV series Dark Angel, and three graphic novels known collectively by the title of the first, The Road to Perdition.
    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:

    Did you always live in a town or city where all the neighbors had the same background, or were the same class as your family? If not, explain the Differences and how you were impacted by them.

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