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October 20, 1944 – Invasion of Leyte — Subli

Alligators Charge toward the Foe on Leyte. Official U.S. Coast Guard photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Seventy-five years ago today, MacArthur fulfilled his pledge and returned to the Philippines. Even with reports of weak resistance and … Continue reading

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4 Shots From 4 Films: Count Yorga Vampire, The Dunwich Horror, House of Dark Shadows, I Drink Your Blood — Through the Shattered Lens

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do … Continue reading

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Locks Are for Honest People – October 20, 2019

My parents had numerous sayings. “Locks are for honest people: was one Dad used to say. If you aren’t familiar with the saying, basically it means locks will only keep out honest people. Dishonest people will find a way around … Continue reading

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Tracking My Family’s Movement — I Seek Dead People

As I have worked on my genealogy research over the past six years, I have discovered a pattern that makes my research both more complex and more interesting than I thought it would be. I knew almost nothing about my … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays October 18, 2019

I checked numerous times yesterday and didn’t see the newest FindMyPast Fridays. I checked today and it is up FindMyPast –Search new UK parish records & Scottish Wills this Findmypast Friday: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/search-new-uk-parish-records–scottish-wills-this Does your family tree have roots in the … Continue reading

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Irish birth, marriage and death certificates now available online for free – Irish Central October 16, 2019

I saw this on Irish Central – Irish birth, marriage and death certificates now available online for free: https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/genealogy/irish-geneaology-resource-free. A plethora of Irish genealogy records has been made available online thanks to a joint initiative from the Department of Culture, … Continue reading

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Meet the Latin America Research Team! – FamilySearch October 14, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Meet the Latin America Research Team!: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/latin-america-research-team/. atin American research presents a variety of challenges, especially if you can’t understand the different languages that the records are written in. Thankfully, the Family History … Continue reading

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Discover Fun Facts about Yourself – FamilySearch October 14, 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – Discover Fun Facts about Yourself: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/fun-facts-about-yourself/. Most of us know what it’s like to scramble for something interesting to say when someone asks the classic question, “Tell me something about yourself.” It’s similar … Continue reading

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‘Let me out!’: Dead man calls to be released from coffin in recording played to mourners at funeral in Ireland – Independent October 14, 2019

Warning: strong profanity may be heard if you have audio on. Definitely Not Suitable for Work (NSFW). Here’s his Find-A-Grave memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203853720/shay-bradley. Not sure why they don’t list the cemetery on the memorial. Link to Facebook (again: audio is NSFW): … Continue reading

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How my past turned me into a proud Latina – FamilySearch October 10, 2019

I saw this recently on FamilySearch –How my past turned me into a proud Latina: https://media.familysearch.org/how-my-past-turned-me-into-a-proud-latina/. Summary The period from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is the month where people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to this … Continue reading

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