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Here's the story of someone doing some fine research to help bring a family item back to its family. Pretty interesting.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2016/10/01...

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That’s when Aldred and his partner decided to post about the lost tag on Facebook ... she had unearthed ... who Hughes’s parents were; where he was born; where he lived in Brookline, Mass.; how he married after the war and became a father of three. What’s more: The woman had traced Hughes’s son and found that he had married as well. Through his wife’s obituary, the woman discovered the names of their children.

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ThyPeace, thinking the genealogy folks here will understand the fun.
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