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1940 U.S. Census records released Monday

The day genealogists and family history enthusiasts have been counting down for months is finally here.

Closed by law for 72 years, the 1940 U.S. federal census records, which capture countless untold stories of those who lived through the Great Depression and fought in World War II, were released to the public Monday.

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