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All history, including the histories of our families, is part of us, such that when we hear any secret revealed, a secret about a grandfather or an uncle, or a secret about the battle of Dresden in 1945, our lives are made suddenly clearer to us, as the unnatural heaviness of unspoken truth is dispersed. For perhaps we are like stone – our own history and the history of the world embedded in us.

A Chorus of Stones ~Susan Griffin

Stories from the Battlefield Seminar genealogy education seminar vietnam wwii zeeland michigan Jun 22, 2022

I'm excited to announce I'm giving a full-day military research seminar in Zeeland, Michigan on 27 August 2022! Would you like to join this live event?

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Did You Assume The War Had Zero Impact On Your Veteran? genealogy inherited trauma korean war vietnam wwii Jun 16, 2022

 A common misconception I’ve heard from family members and clients about veterans who did not have an active combat role during their military service (war-time or not), was that the war...

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What's Wrong With Daddy? Webinar collective trauma dna genealogy genealogy education history home front inherited trauma mental health military research military writing multigenerational trauma ptsd veterans veterans administration veterans administration hospital vietnam wwii wwii home front Sep 01, 2021

I have a new webinar in September to help you explore the effects of war on our veterans and family. What was kept in silence post-WWII (or any war) has a tremendous impact on us through inherited...

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