I saw this somewhere, probably Facebook, NUWC Division Newport software developer finds ‘fascinating’ results while tracing his family’s history: https://www.navsea.navy.mil/Media/News/Article/1791263/nuwc-division-newport-software-developer-finds-fascinating-results-while-tracin/.
“Everyone should do their ancestry,” Massey said. “One of the big takeaways I got from this is when you do genealogy, and you hear about people throwing away pictures or selling them. I’ve seen pictures at antique shops where it’s just a box of old pictures where people don’t care about them.
“It just kind of kills you because when you get into genealogy, you see everything as a historical document. Every picture I take of my daughter is a historical document. It’s not just a picture.”
“We have a picture of him in his police uniform,” Massey said. “He’s a police officer in Rhode Island, and his mother is a brothel runner in Fargo. The contrast is crazy.”