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Three-parent babies: is your family tree software up to it???
Britain voted on Tuesday to become the first country to allow a "three-parent" IVF technique which doctors say can prevent some inherited incurable diseases but which critics see as a step towards creating designer babies.
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For those learning about DNA, this is a clear description of what haplogroups are. This guy knows how to present things in an interesting and informative format.

Overview of Haplogroups
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Announcing our next seminar! This will be an afternoon event with four speakers, jam packed with info and discussion. Learn more details here.

http://afhs.ab.ca/familyroots/
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The AFHS Family BBQ was great! Thanks to those who came out. We had fun looking at each other's "show and tell" albums, eating, talking and laughing. It was Jim Benedict's birthday, so he was surprised by a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday. We may just make this an annual event!
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Jim is still in recovery .....
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Thanks to Jim Benedict for finding this cute little video!

Your Family Tree Explained
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An excellent article on researching a mysterious story.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/whose-father-was-he-part-one/#more-9377
Untangling the mystery of a Civil War photograph, part one.
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Nanaimo Family Researcher Uncovers a Murky Past
You never know what you'll find when you start looking into your family history.Maybe your ancestors farmed the same property in England for 200 years. Or, as Sid Norman found, maybe your father was . . .
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Mr. YYC himself, John Smiley, gave us a talk tonight about using Evernote for our research. As promised, he has already created a blog post with information and videos and links to get started. Check it out here!

http://afhs.ab.ca/blog/resources/evernote-for-genealogy/
I gave a talk at the monthly meeting tonight about Evernote. Evernote is software that remembers everything so that I don’t have to. Given the powerful
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The AFHS is having a members-only BBQ in a couple of weeks! To be held Sunday, August 24, you can read more of the details on our website.

http://afhs.ab.ca/
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A cute genealogy "comic strip."

http://geneapalooza.blogspot.nl/
A comic strip about genealogy.
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Older generations might have left behind physical letters, photographs and journals. But much of that is digital now. Saving and organizing it all is a new challenge for librarians and writers alike.
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The Dave Obee Seminar, April 5, 2014
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Have them in circles
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The NextGen Genealogy Network's profile photo
Sean Teaford's profile photo
Calgary Charity Events's profile photo
Buckinghamshire Family History Society's profile photo
C Milligan's profile photo
Jo-Ann Blomquist's profile photo
Lynne Kleingertner's profile photo
Roger Robineau's profile photo
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The genealogy society for family history research, library and gatherings in Calgary, Alberta
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The Alberta Family Histories Society, based in Calgary Alberta, is a non-profit organization. Formed in 1980, its goal is to promote and encourage family genealogical research, particularly where it pertains to Alberta history and records.