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Preserving Your Story • Part Two

Photographs can act like prompts for storytelling and unlocking memories. One of the best projects my mother ever did for my grandmother was to create a chronological photo album for her. The first few pages featured sweet photos of my great-grandparents. They looked so dapper and smart.

The next pages held photographs of weddings, my […]

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Preserving Your Story • Part One

“A person’s memory is everything, really. Memory is identity. It’s you.” – Stephen King
I grew up within a family of storytellers. Every meal was full of anecdotes and remembrances and jokes about, “remember that time?” As a child I soaked up the stories. They were my lore, the history.

Years later, when I became my […]

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