As an amateur genealogist, my “job” is to follow paper trails to determine family connections and unearth long-buried family secrets. So, it should come as no surprise that when selecting fictional reading materials, I often choose stories about families and their complex relationships.
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When Newspapers.com recently offered three-days of unlimited access to their digitized newspaper collection, yours truly, being ever frugal and always researching, logged on and searched away.
First, I dug into all those brick-wall ancestors and soon hit paydirt, finding a few particularly private ones buried in the yellowed newsprint. Although none of these articles named these dead-end ancestors’ parents, they did provide some insight into the lives they led.