The Real Cost of Tracing Your Heritage

By Judith Sjo-Gaber - 2012-03-28T16:12:32Z

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There's nothing like visiting your ancestral homeland and meeting relatives. The cost will depend on where you are going, how long you'll visit and what kind of hotel you'll stay in. No matter how you slice it, such a trip will be a big part of the cost of getting in touch with your past. You may find you also want to hold a family reunion. If you do, professional genealogists can help locate relatives for the occasion.

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