Story Power

Would you like to read your great-great grandmother’s journal about her immigration to America? What about your father’s love letters to your mother from the trenches of the battlefield? Would you cherish the private diaries that your grandmother kept next to her bed, where she wrote down the intimate details of her life? I would! But often the people that we love the most do not know the stories that matter most to us. Recording history. If I don’t write down my family stories, my grandchildren may never know why we moved our family from Texas in 1980 in response to …