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The Daily Genealogist: Send me a Postcard, Drop Me a Line

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Lynn Betlock
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Send Me a Postcard, Drop Me a Line
A New York Times op-ed contributor ruminates on the shift away from postcards and stamps.

The Daily Genealogist: Treat Living Persons with Discretion

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Lynn Betlock
Managing Editor

Treat Living Persons with Discretion
Newspaper columnist Betty Malesky advises genealogists to be thoughtful and respectful when including living relatives in genealogies.

The Daily Genealogist: How Ashkenazi Are You?

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Lynn Betlock
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How Ashkenazi Are You? Tapping into Genetic Secrets Online
“A growing number of non-Jews [have become] fascinated with the discovery of a Jewish ancestor's footprints in their DNA, thanks to testing that has become much more affordable — $99 or $199, depending on the company — than it had been only a few years ago.”

The Daily Genealogist: Michigan Message in a Bottle Mystery Solved

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Lynn Betlock
Managing Editor

Michigan Message in a Bottle Mystery Solved
A note in a bottle tossed into a Michigan river nearly 100 years ago caught the attention of many people, including one of the note writer's descendants.

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