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Jeffrey Vaillant
Worked at Fetzer and Associates LLC
Lives in Novato, CA
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The Ask for DNA Sample
Thank you for your warm hospitality Sunday.  It was great to meet you face to face!  It was fun getting to know you some and I
hope we will have many more meetings. I really appreciate your digging into your family photo
archives and pulling out so many pic...
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The Meeting
Sunday morning arrived and so did I!  A warm friendly greeting from my newly found
second cousin with a cup of coffee and a wonderful visit followed.  My expressed interest in seeing family
pictures was exceeded as he had pulled out of his photo collect num...
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I Must Be More Patient in 2015
Of course it happens. 
An answer to my second letter was post marked by my newly found second
cousin the day I mailed him my hand written note.  He must think my light is not on in the
attic! His hand written letter is encouraging.  “Thank you for the infor...
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An Answer Arrives
Fortunately I did not have long to wait for a
response.  I had sent two letters to the
last two mail address found.  Both came
back the same day (irony?) one of which was from my second cousin.  Some snippets from the letter: “You certainly have done your h...
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hi Jeff, you're blogging!  Cool.  I added it to my reading list.   Congrats on the cousin contact.
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Getting in Touch
Although the letter was unanswered by the time we left
for LA I packed for most possibilities taking numerous file folders with family
genealogy, a Family Tree DNA Y sample kit, an Ancestry.com autosomal sample kit,
my Flip-pal scanner with extra recharged ...
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Continuing the Dialogue
I did wait to respond to the second letter until today when I mailed the following in hopes of keeping the discussion going which could lead to that DNA sample I seek!! Thank you very much for your last letter.  I am enjoying our correspondence and hope you...
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Impatient Me!
Patience is not a virtue I neither inherited nor
cultivated!   There has not been a
response to the second letter sent.  I
suspect that the amount of material could have been overwhelming.  The first response was a hand written letter
to which I had respond...
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After trying to tie the Veneziano pieces together I thought it was time to take the plunge and send a letter to the person I thought could be my second cousin. Here is what I sent and then I waited! November 18, 2014 Dear Mr. Veneziano I am writing you as I...
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