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Finding Family: Searching for Answers

Date:

April 30th, 2019.

Time:

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Category:

Meeting

Location:

Springfield Jewish Community Center, 1160 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA 01108

Contact:

Bev Nadler 413-739-4715

Website:

https://www.springfieldjcc.org

How do you find your biological family when adoption records are sealed and your birth mother was sworn to secrecy half a century ago? If you’re Wendy Libowitz, you start with DNA testing, then follow a multitude of leads with the help of “search angels” and social media. Wendy, a nurse consultant from Longmeadow, will reveal her fascinating story and offer tips on doing genealogical research. The program is part of the Life Lessons series of the JCC’s William & Margery Sadowsky Center for Adult Learning. Another adoptee, Jeanne Gitsas, will share her own story. Co-sponsor is Western Massachusetts Jewish Genealogical Society. Admission is free. Pre-registration strongly advised: 413-739-4715