Megan Smolenyak-Smoleynyak wrote in the Huffington Post (
9 August 2011) the following …
“About a decade ago, I accidentally launched into a sub-hobby of genealogy -- one I refer to as orphan heirloom rescues. The idea is to return items to descendants of their original owners. I discovered that our stuff has an amazing ability to wander, and not surprisingly, it often winds up with complete strangers. If we're lucky, these strangers are the kind who just can't bring themselves to toss family history treasures even when they have nothing to do with their own family…”
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