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Perhaps it is only in subsequent generations that trauma can be witnessed and worked through by those who were not there to live it but who received its effects, belatedly, through the narrative, actions and symptoms of the previous generation. ~Marianne Hirsch

Women’s History Month: Women on the Home Front czech genealogy female ancestors genealogy genealogy writing memoir women's history month wwii Mar 07, 2022

As you research your military service member from World War I, World War II, Korea, or Vietnam, ask yourself these questions. Is that where your exploration ends? You only research the military...

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"Naughty" & "Nice" Women female ancestors germany hitler's furies wendy lower women writing wwii Jan 12, 2022

On my Instagram account @coffeewithmyancestors, I shared a Journal Prompt for today asking about the "naughty" or "bad" women in our families. I invited people to write those stories.

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