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In this issue of FOOTSTEPS, we read how Sally Hemings' family members passed down their stories and legends. Passing down information orally is an African American tradition. Although long ignored by historians, this oral history or "getting word project" is now regarded as a valuable resource.
Every family, regardless of its size, has its own story to tell. So, get ready, follow the directions below, and preserve your family's story.
* construction paper
* notebook with paper
* pen or pencil
* picture of yourself
* crayons …