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Connecting the Generations

by Memoir Mentor on May 24, 2014

Over the years, many of my students have complained about children who show little interest in their family history. “I don’t know why I’m working so hard on my family history,” they tell me. “No one in my family will read it.” Sound familiar? Sometimes it’s difficult to get young people interested in their forebears–older […]

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My Thoughts after Teaching at BYU Education Week

by Memoir Mentor on August 22, 2011

Last week I gave presentations at a week-long adult education conference sponsored by Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. Held annually the third week of August since 1922, Campus Education Week attracts around 20,000 attendees from all over the world, though primarily from the Western United States. It’s an incredible undertaking for the event planners, […]

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by Memoir Mentor on September 27, 2010

If you live in the Salt Lake City area, or are looking for another excuse to head that way to do some genealogy research, you should plan your schedule to take in an excellent conference, “Saving Lives, One Story at at Time,” sponsored by the Utah Chapter of the Association of Personal Historians, on October […]

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