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Learning about family history

It is amazing what you can learn when you begin clearing and rooting through the files at your parents' home.

My mother is downsizing and the family is doing the downsizing. You never can know what you might discover. For instance, we have the receipts for my grandfather's funeral in 1962, my grandmother's funeral in 1970, and my father's funeral in 1995.

There is quite the range of prices. My grandfather was buried for $575. My grandmother was buried for $789.75 and my father was buried for $7,137.50.

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