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Korean War MIA Project Needs Volunteers

Korean War MIA Project Needs Volunteers

I read about this on the Genealogue blog and I thought it might be something genealogists in our online community might like to participate in. The Korean War Project has information on Korean War MIA, KIA, and WIA. Due to changing times, the remains of many of these soldiers have now been located and turned over to the US. Here’s the problem:Current family members are needed to do DNA testing to prove identity. Here’s where genealogists come in:On the website,…

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Rap it up, Palestinian Style

Rap it up, Palestinian Style

Growing up in Hayward, California wasn’t easy for Ibrahim Batshon. He was the only Arab in a largely African American and Latino neighborhood. Batshon is the son of Palestinian immigrants who also had a speech impediment. Kids were merciless with their teasing. he had a penchange for poetry as a teen and used it as an outlet to voice his frustrations. At the age of 24, he’s turned it all into a career. He’s a bright new star on the…

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