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Never forget the reasons you came to this page:
- You realize that an important story is unfolding.
- You feel that you have a part to play in the story.
- You want to learn how to effectively tell the story.
- You want to leave a permanent way-marker for those who come after.
The path ahead will be filled with "how tos" that tend to distract. Always remember the "why" and you'll not lose courage along the way.
The Basic Steps
The basic steps to leaving a Family History legacy are simple. The technology you choose may range from pencil and paper to printed books to computer databases. Whatever technology you choose, keep the term "archival" toward the top of your priorities—you want your contribution to last.
Gather and Preserve
Organize and Synthesize
Editorialize and Contribute
Publish and Distribute
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