More serendipitous genealogy

I’ve blogged before about Curt Brown’s “Minnesota History” tales from the StarTribune Sunday newspaper. Another good one appeared yesterday, titled “Finding birth family ‘brings tears’.”

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State law thwarts adoptees

Today’s StarTribune carries an excellent article about laws sealing adoption records. Minnesota’s legislature continues to stand firm in keeping those records closed.

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Orphaned photographs

Old pictures are what motivated me to start family history research.

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Trivia for a St Patrick’s dinner party

These tidbits came from an article in the Minneapolis StarTribune (Monday, March 13, 2017):

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“Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves” in 3 generations

Today’s Minneapolis StarTribune carries the headline, “Historians help ultrarich protect legacy,” and reports about financial firms digging into genealogy records and producing family history books.

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Alienated Immigrants

The title of the lead article in the ‘Opinion Exchange’ section of the May 3 Star Tribune was “Alienated immigrants: An American tradition.”

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