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I found a handwritten draft of my dad’s mother’s DAR application in my dad’s things after he died. I had already interviewed my mother’s sister on a whim because she was the last of the sisters and getting older. Then I went to the National Archives in the early 1990s, again on a whim. When I saw the microfilm of the handwritten census from 1910 with my mother’s family on it I was hooked for life.

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