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Today’s Tip:  Always look past the person in the center of the photo!
I was looking through some old photos that I had on my family tree.  I had dutifully identified the person who the photo was taken of.  Usually smack in the center of the picture.  Then I started to look carefullly at a few of these photos …. and noticed that in almost every single one there were folks in the background.  I got out the magnifying glass and started to look closely …. WOW I discovered that there were several family members scattered in these.  Plus in one or two there were folks I did not recognize so I posted them for comments from the family …. and got several new identifications!  
They were there all the time, I just had not paid attention to the folks in the background and in the corners!  
It was like a double dip cone!  I had been eating the strawberry on one side and missed the chocolate on the other!
Awesome day … and all from old items I already had!
So take a second look ….. look in the corners, the chairs in the back, or walking up the stairs!  You never know who might be smiling at you!
Onward To Our Past,
Scott

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