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Picture of Don McNeill’s Parents

The picture I chose for the Family Legacies Project was taken in the fall of 1942. It was taken on my mom and dad's wedding day. He had just returned from the Army Air Corp boot cam. Charles and Alice [...]

Helping the Walk for Hope

Family Legacies Project is proud to announce that we will be giving away a package to the Walk for Hope auction on September 18 at the Angus Barn. Shelley Belk of Walk for Hope wrote: I want to say how [...]

Everyone has a story to share

Everyone has a funny family story. Listen to Marcia Harris talk about something her mother experienced as a young child:     Don Steichen talks about his first car:   These are funny stories -- in [...]

Help, I think I might be aging…

My daughter is very tenderhearted. For a long time we avoided the subject of death, which means we avoided pretty much all Disney movies. But when she was 4 years old she was coloring at the kitchen table. She looks [...]

Wish I had a recording of my late wife, Bracha

My wife, Bracha Zaviv Rosenberg, z’l, passed away on July 5, 2013 – two days after her 61st birthday. She fought a valiant battle against ovarian cancer. Her parents came from Yemen to Israel. She had stories to tell about [...]

Mark Twain’s Voice

What did Mark Twain sound like? We will never know – his voice died with him in 1910. He was the first American celebrity. Mr. Twain gave speeches all over the world. Nobody spoke to more audiences than [...]