In all the years I have studied history or family history I had never really experienced up close and personal what real old documents looked, felt or even smelled like. I have mostly seen them in books, microfilm, the internet and on Television. For most of my life that was as close as I had ever got.
When I was 30 I decided to move to Wales, it was not a snap decision, it was one made after a year of consideration and prayer. As well my wife and I discussed it a lot and agonized over it. She worried tremendously about it and I felt driven by what I would call the holy spirit, that I needed to go.
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