In this week's Roundup: A touching (and very thought-provoking) article about veterans, a 1943 letter from an infantry officer killed in action during World War II, and more.
In this week's Roundup: Looking back at the start of the digital revolution in genealogical research, a lovely approach to honoring those in unmarked graves, and a precocious soldier (chuckles for the day).
In this week's Roundup: An interesting article on the role of DNA in identifying service members lost in past conflicts, a sweet slice of family history uncovered during renovations, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A heartwarming story of closure brought to a WWII pilot's son, a gravestone chronicling a grudge, a wearable gift idea for history buffs, and more.
In this week's Roundup: The story of a man who volunteers his time to honor the dead and another about seeking to right a historic wrong and restore discarded headstones.
Did you know that there's such a thing as a genetic counselor these days? Unexpected results from a DNA test can bring up all sorts of feelings, complicated and otherwise. Would the possibility of a surprise make you hold back from doing a DNA test?
I have awarded my latest grant (the first of multiple recipients this quarter) to the Vine Lake Preservation Trust of Medfield, MA to assist with enhancements to their website search feature and app.