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Mormons unveil Genealogy web site (A genealogical treasure chest)

Summarized by Justin Masters

Mormons unveil Genealogy web site (A genealogical treasure chest)
Sacramento CA Bee (AP) 24May99; Page A6 C9
By Kristen Moulton: Associated Press

Describes debut of http://www.familysearch.org/ (genealogical web site of LDS church) to occur today. 1st day stats showed 2 million hits. 7 million hits per day since. Ranks among top 80 sites on the web.

"The church has done for genealogy what Amazon has done for books on the Internet.", Alex Dunn - president of LavaStorm - developer of software for the site.

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