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“Thinking Out of the Box - Creating Things with Genealogy”

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Is genealogy only about who begat whom or would you consider thinking out of the box by creating a new way of researching and  sharing your genealogical  stories?
Special guest Drusilla Pair aka “Professor Dru” is a Genealogist, Technologist, Educator, and Lecturer who has been tracing her family history in Virginia and North Carolina since 1994. She is a native of Newport News, VA and is the author of several blogs including Professor Dru’s Blog, www.professordru.com, Find Your Folks, www.findyourfolks.blogspot.com, and Let Freedom Ring, www.freedom150.blogspot.com.  Her most recent genealogy accomplishments are several programs entitled “Sunday Crowns” which focus on the legacy of church hats in her family and in African American churches and the development and teaching of the Back in the Day, a Faith-Based Institution Historical Research Program for youth in her community.  Her current community history projects include research of United States Colored Troop Soldiers from Fort Monroe area and research of James A. Fields and his family, slaves from Hanover County, VA who escaped to Fort Monroe, VA during the Civil War.