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Subject: Re: [NYFL] Why We Do It
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2000 11:58:56 EDT
In a message dated 4/1/00 11:23:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< In other words, it is often a matter of the "heart" and any small tidbit
fact, any direction you can find time to give, is more meaningful than
to that person who longs so desperately to find his or her humble link in
long chain...and pass it on, giving the generation to come roots and a
of belonging in a world that is uncertain. "...and departing leave behind
footprints in the sands of time."
Pat Dodd Greathouse >>
Pat!!!!! I loved this! How someone can put into words what I feel about
Genealogy is beyond me. When asked "Why do it?" I have never been able to put
it in words. Now I will just make copies of this and hand it out!
Thank you for passing it on!