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Michelle Goodrum
Genealogist, family historian, amateur photographer
Genealogist, family historian, amateur photographer

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RootsTech 2017 - Wrap-Up
As much as I don't want it to
end, RootsTech 2017   is  over and
has been for a week. Here's my summary of highlights, links to all the posts
here on  The Turning of Generations,  and some action
items for each of you.  Starting with the Media Dinner, it wa...

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RootsTech Interview with CeCe Moore - Food for Thought for Genetic Genealogists
At RootsTech 2017, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to interview CeCe Moore of DNA Detectives. So many people are taking DNA tests now, I wanted to ask an expert for tips on a couple of challenging DNA testing issues. We wrapped up with a couple of C...

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RootsTech 2017 Exhibit Hall Wanderings
The RootsTech exhibit
hall is an event in and of itself. One could spend the entire conference
visiting the booths and the presentations being made by the vendors in their
booths. Every year I vow to spend more time exploring the hall. This year I was

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Saturday at RootsTech 2017
The final day of RootsTech was a day
for wrapping up loose ends for this GeneaBlogger. One of the highlights was the
annual GeneaBloggers photo. We can never get all of the bloggers in one place
at the same time so this is just a large sample of the GeneaBl...

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RootsTech 2017 - Friday's Threes
LeVar had an exercise for the audience where we closed our eyes and imagined someone who believed in us. Today's points at RootsTech came in
threes. Here are three sessions I attended with three take-aways from each. General
Session with LeVar Burton ·     ...

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RootsTech 2017 - A Look Back at Thursday
Thursday's focus at RootsTech was DNA.
I was fortunate to do an on camera interview with CeCe Moore of DNA Detectives . You may
have seen her on Finding Your Roots or 20/20. Once the interview is
through production, I'll post it here on The
Turning of Gener...

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RootsTech 2017 & Innovator Summit - Wednesday Summary
Today was a big day at RootsTech with the Innovator Summit, the Innovator Showdown Semi-Final and the first
RootsTech sessions. Here's the quick summary. Innovator
Summit General Session with Liz Wiseman Liz talked about "rookie
moments." Hers was being tas...

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The Family History Library's New Discovery Center
Anyone who has been to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City in the past year or year and a half, you're probably wondering when construction on the first floor would ever end. Well it's over and the new Discovery Center has been unveiled. Its offici...

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The RootsTech 2017 App
The RootsTech app is available for the
upcoming RootsTech 2017  conference. I've been playing with it and so far, it's looking pretty good. Here
are a few features: ·       Easily browse the schedule. By tapping the star
next to the title of the talk, you c...

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French and Scandinavian Offerings at RootsTech 2017
RootsTech2017 is a little over three weeks away. I'm putting my schedule together
and perused the DNA offerings  recently. There are many sessions related to overseas research as well. Since I'm interested in French and
Scandinavian these days, here's a lis...
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