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Historian takes on town of Van Buren

How does a math and science college major and retired school nurse/teacher become a town historian? The link is genealogy. “History was not my big subject,” said Marilyn Breakey, 74. “But in the late 1970s, I got into genealogy and I thought ‘that looks like fun.’ Well ‘that looks like fun’ turned into a 45-year career!”


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