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Finding roots

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I had read some history about my mom’s family. It is interesting to envision how life was over 100 years ago. Life was certainly not easy especially travel and the comfort of riding in a vehicle with A/C in the summer and heat in the winter was non-existent. I would have to say that those relatives that went before us were certainly a lot tougher than we have become.

When I read the family history I saw that my great grandparents and great uncle were buried in Odessa. When I mentioned that to my wife she said we need to see if we can find their graves. So a few...


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