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Rootstech 2017 – Blog 60 second stories they actually read

I’m presenting at Rootstech 2017 on how to write #AncestorClips. I’d love to have you in my session. #AncestorClips are very short stories about very real people. Each clip nurtures awareness of a time, a place, and the character of a man … Continue reading

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Ardella Elizabeth Anderson – The Greatest Scare of my Life

On April 8, 1921, the day after her 18th birthday, Ardella Anderson retired to her room where she boarded and worked, near the Malad, Idaho train depot. The caretakers, the Pecks, had gone out for the evening, the children were … Continue reading

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Steve Rockwood, FamilySearch CEO – Feeling Purpose and Resilience

Each of you think of an ancestor or someone that means something to you. Think of a story about them. Tell it to the person next to you. What did you feel when telling a story. Children are more resilient … Continue reading

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