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From: Allen & Darlene Dowhaniuk <>
Subject: Re: [IL-CHICAGO] Why do most younger people not study Genealogy?
Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2006 08:05:47 -0700
I believe the reason that the younger generation are not as interested in
genealogy is because they have so much more to do and learn yet. We've done
I thought I was still young until you mentioned the 8 track player, toasters
that open on the sides!!! But, I'm not as old as you Dave because I don't
remember the hand cranked auto <vbg>
Have a great day.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Witthans" <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 7:11 AM
Subject: [IL-CHICAGO] Why do most younger people not study Genealogy?
> I suppose this is "old hat" to most of you that younger people are not
interested in Genealogy.
> But why? Is it because "we" never thought that things would change?
> That our relatives would always be around?
> That appliances would never become "extinct"?
> The comic strip "Opus" this Sunday talked about all the "antiquated
> Record player, VHF tape player, Walkman, film camera, manual
> Mr. Berkeley Breathed never mentioned things I knew of:
> Hand cranked auto, ice box, a car's 8-tape player, toaster that
opened on the sides, etc.
> So tell your young'uns to start asking questions before it is too late...
> Dave Witthans
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