Tag: PeopleFinders

Suffering. Turmoil. Violent Protests. How Do We Cope During Difficult Times?

You can’t turn away from the screen. The images are disturbing. Shocking. But you can’t look away. The events are happening now, but somehow they don’t seem real. They feel like something from a war movie or disaster film. And they never seem to end.

How To Keep Your Address Book Up-To-Date

Life moves at an unrelentingly fast pace. Everything around us changes constantly. It can be tough to keep up. How many times have you changed your contact information? Probably several. People move, update their phone numbers and adopt the latest technologies. It’s easy to lose track of someone.

A Daughter Found After 23 Years

It was a nightmare that no parent should have to endure. In 1987 the daughter of Joy White and Carol Tyson was kidnapped. Taken right out of Harlem Hospital when she was less than one month old. Newborn Carlina White had a fever. When it hit 104 degrees, her parents immediately took her to the Read More…

A Reunion For Sisters

Even when Carmen was just a little girl, she always wondered why her mother seemed so sad. Carmen would ask now and then, but was always told things were fine. Deep down, however, Carmen knew they weren’t. At an early age, Carmen learned the difficult truth. Her grandmother died of cancer when her mother was Read More…

Discovering Roots Day

Roots Day happens every December 23. It’s a day when everyone is encouraged to learn more about their ancestors. Genealogy is the study of us. When we understand the people who came before us, we discover more about who we are today. The quest to unveil our past has become more than a hobby. It Read More…

How To Reconnect With Friends And Family This Holiday Season

Elvis may have said it best. The soulful crooner lamented that he would have a blue Christmas without you. Okay, maybe he wasn’t talking about you in particular. Point is, even Elvis needed his loved ones around to be merry. Are you missing anyone this holiday season?

What’s Affecting You: TSA Airport Screenings

It’s mid-November, and the holiday season is in full swing. People are preparing for large meals with extended family, purchasing thoughtful gifts and traveling across the globe. These activities all have their downsides, but one is grabbing national attention. We all want to feel safe when we fly. People are willing to remove shoes, change Read More…

Family Stories Month

November is the owner of an often-overlooked celebration known as Family Stories Month. It’s a simple thing, really. Just a time to reflect on the silly, funny, serious and sometimes terrifying stories that help define our family units. Family Stories These are the stories of us. They can make us laugh, cry and experience every Read More…

How John Harris Learned About His Past

John William Harris always wanted to know more about his family. His father passed away when John was only 5. He heard that his father had been murdered, but didn’t know for sure. For 62 years Harris often wondered about the family he never knew. While watching a PBS special called “African American Lives” he Read More…

Remembering September 11th: Patriot Day

Some events are so powerful that every detail becomes permanently etched into the minds of people who experienced them. Their stories are re-told to every generation, because they must never be forgotten. One of the most cataclysmic and unforgettable moments in American history began on the quiet morning of September 11, 2001. People across the Read More…