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31 July 2011

Did You Read the Entire File

That packet of pension, estate, or other documents may be repetitive. Some series of records are, with essentially the same or similar material being restated several times. And yet sometimes, buried in one of those repetitive pages will be a word, phrase, or even a sentence or two that reveals significant information.

Take the time to read everything. Buried in five pages of "stuff you already know," may be a thing or two you don't.

1 comment:

  1. Good advice! The worst mistake a researcher can make is quitting too soon.

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