Ancestors 2013

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On-going discussion of heritage and genealogy in the U.P.

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Mary Drew at Pasty Central (Mdrew) on Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 02:44 pm:

One of our longtime viewers asked that we start a 2013 Ancestors page, so here you go! :-)

You can still access the previous year's Ancestor pages with the link located just under the photo above here, titled: "Previous (2008) Forum".

By jbuck (Jbuck) on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 07:22 pm:

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.

I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

~ Author unknown

By kosk in Toronto (Koskintoronto) on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 09:06 pm:

How true, Jbuck.

By Deb S. (Usedtobeayooper) on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 08:00 am:

Love that, Jbuck!! Thank you!

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