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From: Paul & Donna Spears <>
Subject: Re: photos
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 08:02:33 -0500
Paul & Donna Spears wrote:
> Don't wait until your parents die to get copies of the photos. I waited
> too long and thought I would get some after they died. Unfortunately
> familes being what they are when someone dies, someone took all the
> photos and we don't even know where they are.
> Even if we did, there weren't names, dates or anything on the back.
> That has always bugged me, because I would like to know who I am looking
> at and even the person sometimes who owns the photos doesn't know
> anymore who they are.
> Now, when someone gives me a picture, I tell them I don't want it (half
> kidding of course...but halfway serious too) unless they can write the
> persons name, date of person at that time and even where they are living
> at the time. My kids always say "Mom you know who they are!"
> My answer is yes, but will I know how old they are in this photo in a
> couple of years from now?? NO Fill out all info you can for future
> generations if the Lord tarries!
> Thanks for my two minutes on my soap box!!