Monday Recap for August 11, 2014
Kickstart your week with these great articles from around the web!
Image: Obituaries from the First World War / The Telegraph
The Genealogy Sphere
- Obituaries from the First World War (The Telegraph) – UK’s The Telegraph shares obituaries of those who fought and survived the Great War
- Couple who could never forget one another reunited 70 years after their families forced them to break up in China (DailyMail UK) – The amazing story of a couple reunited after being forced to separate
- Tombstone That Dad Designed For Son Who Had Disabilities Captures Boy’s Tenacious Spirit (The Huffington Post) – See this uplifting tombstone a father had made for his disabled son
- Fun with the relationship calculator at GENI.com (Kitty Cooper’s Blog) – It’s always great to see people having fun with Geni’s relationship calculator
- Obama has 44 cousins in the Senate. Now can’t we all just get along? (The Guardian) – AJ Jacobs shares Obama’s family connections to the U.S. Senate. Will knowledge of their kinship help bring everyone together?
- Ancestor Hate Mail (Clue Wagon blog) – Need a laugh? Kerry Scott’s letters to her ancestors are a really fun read
- Woman looking for birth mother discovers she married her brother (WGN) – A woman discovers she’s married to her brother after tracing down her mother
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- The Badge of Military Merit – Did you know the Purple Heart was originally known as the Badge of Military Merit? In honor of Purple Heart Day, we take a look at the first three recipients of the award