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Cataloging Your Keepsakes
5/1/2004
How to make an inventory of your family artifacts.
After your demise, will your family know the importance of that odd assortment of china you inherited from your grandmother? Or will they (gasp!) sell your precious family treasures at a garage sale? Telling family members the objects' importance can't hurt, but they might not remember the story you've told about each item. Instead, make an inventory of your family artifacts. For each keepsake, include details such as:

? how it came into your possession

? who owned it originally

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