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Episode 171 – Methods of Deciphering Old Handwriting / Company Turns Cremains Into Mugs & Jewelry



The guys talk first a remarkable event at Arlington National Cemetery, honoring the deceased vets for the holidays. Then, a more than century-old document has been found in Germany concerning the grandfather of President Donald Trump. And yes, it will be blamed by some for his election. Hear what it is. Next, catch the story about a Michigan man’s remarkable discovery; two secret rooms in the house his family had owned for decades. Next, it was just an exhibit displaying World War II bomber “nose art” right? Not for one man from Milwaukee. Wait til you hear about his incredible discovery. 

Next (starts at 10:38), Kim Running of LegacyTree.com talks tips you can use to decipher old handwriting, both in English and foreign languages. If you’ve ever been baffled by a document in front of you, you’ll want to hear what Kim has to say.

Then (starts at 24:16), Justin Crowe of CremationDesigns.com talks about the inspiration for his company, which takes the cremains of your loved ones and turns them into everyday items, including coffee mugs and jewelry. You know you’re curious, right?

Then, Tom Perry from TMCPlace.com, in an encore visit with Fisher, talks preservation. This week it’s about making your family heirlooms, records, etc., more interesting and appealing so the next generation will keep them and keep passing them down.