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Family history, like genealogy, may include names, places and dates of birth, and relationships among family members. It may also include more specific information, such as a medical family history, to provide a clearer picture of possible medical risks, such as cancer.
Also see: Genealogy
Flat Stanley was initially a character in a children's story book about a little boy who became flat enough to be mailed. A geography teacher took this concept and invited his students to make life-sized pictures of themselves, then take photos of that life-sized image wherever they traveled.
A Forever Stamp is one printed by the U.S. Post Office that does not change denomination when the cost of mailing a letter changes. It will always be sufficient to mail a letter, even when the cost of postage goes up.
The term "Fun with Grandchildren" refers to activities that bring generations closer together.
Also see: Grandchildren