There has been a lot of talk this past week on Facebook about whether or not we should be keeping the paper copies of our documents. I would never even consider trashing true originals but what about the copies of marriage licenses, wills, deeds etc. that you have gotten from courthouses? I thought about all of the documents that I have collected over the years. I probably only have one binder’s worth of true originals. Everything else I have are mere copies. I have been wanting to get all of this stuff scanned into the computer so that I can link the documents to the correct people in Legacy. That way I can see everything that I have in one place. Should I trash the copies once I do this? I have to admit, it would be very hard for me to get rid of all of these papers but honestly, do I really need them? I have all of my scanned documents backed up to the “cloud” so even if my computer crashed I wouldn’t lose anything. This is something that I really need to ponder. If you have an opinion, please leave a comment.
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