The Past is Now: Preserving Memories and Honoring Veterans

Posted on 11/10/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringWhat if future history lessons included stories of everyday people? Not everyday people who became president, or painted masterpieces or dominated a sport, but regular folks who left behind stories – and memories – that fade all too soon with the passing of each successive generation. A year-old company, called 1000memories, has devised a way to capture the old photographs and stories of our loved ones for present and future generations. It was founded in 2010 as a place for …