Building your family tree can be a fun and rewarding activity. Here are some tips to help you get started:
- There are many web sites and software packages out there that can help you trace your family history without having to deal with Grandma.
- If you are of European descent, don't be surprised to find that your ancestors were a bunch of bored, repressed, self-loathing people with blockish physiques.
- Keep in mind that entire branches of your family tree can be taken out with a simple Magic Marker.
You can read more at http://www.theonion.com/articles/tracing-your-genealogy,8046/
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