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FamilySearch debuts Oral History Room

by | Aug. 20, 2013

What We Believe

The 86-year-old woman with white hair and glasses rested her hands on her lap as her granddaughter, seated close by, pushed a button on a remote control. As they watched themselves on a television screen a few feet away, a red light appeared, indicating the camera was recording. With everything ready, the granddaughter looked at her list of questions and read No. 1.

“What is your full name?” the granddaughter asked.

“My name is Pearl Koyle Labrum,” her grandmother replied.

“And do you know why your parents selected this name for you?”

“Well, I have a theory,” the grandmother said. “I think that they thought Pearl came from oysters and maybe I looked like an oyster.”

The granddaughter laughed and her grandmother smiled.

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