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Aug 8, 2016

  Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief  Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and  Fisher and David discuss a 19th century news  article about a woman who was nearly buried alive, because they thought  she was dead! David then reveals information about a remarkable  collection in the Smithsonian... 17,000 human remains! Might your  ancestor be among them?! One was a recent donation of a man who died in  1866. Wait until you hear his story. David then reveals a new online map  of London with over a quarter million images tied to places in the city.  David then shares with you a site with the names of every Olympian since  1896! Is there are relative of yours to be found?  David then offers  another Tip of the Week, and another free guest user database from NEHGS.  Fisher then visits with a Pennsylvania woman named Becky Perigo. Becky's  great grandfather's brother fell off the family map about a century ago,  and was last believed living in the northwest. A year ago she received  an email that she suspected was a scam involving the name of this uncle.  It was totally legit. And what an adventure it has led to!  Hear Becky's  story in segment 2.  Paul Woodbury from then returns to the show. Paul has  just completed a research trip to France and offers some terrific tips  on preparing for your next research journey, especially one to Europe.  And as always, Tom Perry from, the Preservation Authority,  is here to talk about ways to not only preserve your photos, videos,  films, and documents, but also how to make them more usable.  This  segment is best described as "Congratulations! You've digitized all your  stuff... what now?!" Tom and Fisher give you some thoughts on that issue.  That's all this week on Extreme Genes, America's Family History Show!