You Should Interview an Elderly Family Member This Thanksgiving

Two years ago on Thanksgiving, after finishing our turkey lunch catered by the senior home my grandmother Annie was living in, I took out my iPhone and hit “record.” My grandma was 88, her health declining, but she was having a good day with all her family visiting. So I moved my chair close to her and asked the questions I had planned. I wanted to hear about her past, the stories that had been seared in her memory, the moments that had shaped her. Source: You Should Interview an Elderly Family Member This Thanksgiving

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