I normally do not republish advertisements (unless they are from sponsors of this newsletter) but this one is different. I have always been impressed with OneGreatFamily.com (see my most recent article about the service at http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2007/09/onegreatfamilyc.html). I haven't heard much from OneGreatFamily.com lately so it was a bit of a surprise when I received the following in the mail:
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