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Blogging A to Z -- Theme Reveal

It's almost time for the A to Z blogging challenge for April!

Are you participating??

You can find last years A to Z challenge here.

This year for the A to Z challenge I am going to blog about someone in my family tree.  {I still cannot figure out what I am going to do for X}

You can find this years A to Z posts here.

Please leave a comment if you are participating this year so I can take a look at you posts.

Happy Blogging!

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