Legacy

When we think of legacy, often the first thing that comes to mind is a material or financial inheritance. But the true definition of legacy encompasses your values, beliefs, traditions, memories, experiences, and heritage. The following stories showcase families who have worked with FamilyArc to capture and preserve their legacy, and how those experiences—from the capture to the reveal, and beyond—are helping to shape their history in an even more meaningful way for generations to come.

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Capturing Christmas

Shanté wasn’t expecting to find a film crew waiting for her when she showed up for family Christmas, but the experience made the Barun family’s holiday one to remember.

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Music on the Battlefield

For Roey Diefendorf, his grandfather’s development of the Argonne Players displays a powerful legacy of finding creative solutions to difficult problems.

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Living a Century, Part 2

Part 2 of a creative nonfiction piece commemorating Grandpa Max’s life. In memory of my great-grandfather, Charles Maxwell Overholt, November 16, 1912 – March 25 2013.

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Living a Century, Part 1

A creative nonfiction piece commemorating Grandpa Max’s life. In memory of my great-grandfather, Charles Maxwell Overholt, November 16, 1912 – March 25 2013.