Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: reaching out to family #ukraine
Paul Wolf <pwolf1@...>
Send a note, but include whatever information you already have on thetoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
family tree. Many first contact go sour because of suspicion about the
motives or authenticity of the contact. Providing information with the
first contact can help allay some of that natural skepticism. Include a
note that you will call in a couple of weeks to follow up, and include your
address and phone so they can contact you if they are really excited about
the contact. Getting the first good contact in a long separated branch of
the family often serves as a gateway to those not so enthusiastic.
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At 09:42 PM 11/23/2000 -0500, you wrote: