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Captured Memories Workbook LOOKING BACK YourEDITION memories ABRIDGED Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 1

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Captured Memories Workbook LOOKING BACK YourEDITION memories ABRIDGED Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 1

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Copyright 2020 by Memories In Writing LLC Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Published by Memories in Writing All rights reserved No part of the book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical including photocopying recording or by any information storage or retrieval system without permission in writing from the publisher Printed and bound in the United States of America Visit our website at www MemoriesInWriting com 1 800 604 9843 www CapturedMemoriesWorkbook com Memories In Writing LLC Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged published 2020 2020 Memories In Writing LLC ISBN 978 0 9885470 1 8 Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 2

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Captured Memories Workbook The Captured Memories Workbooks guide you through life s memorable moments milestones and passages They re an easy to use and enjoyable way to start a memoir or to preserve your life story for yourself your children or your grandchildren The Looking Back Edition Abridged Version contains Memory Prompts and thought provoking questions carefully chosen to guide you through life s twists and turns our Workbook covers Early Years Adulthood Dating Marriage Parenting as well as the events and forces that shaped your worldview Extra pages allow you to include additional stories insights or memories making yours one of a kind The Completed Workbook Makes A Precious Keepsake For Friends Family and Future Generations What Makes This Workbook Unique We offer a custom publishing option for finished Captured Memories Workbooks Once you ve completed your Workbook you can mail it and a selection of photos to Memories In Writing We ll transform it into a finished digital or printed book Digital books are password protected and available online for family and friends to view Printed books are Hardbound full color and 8 5 x 11 Information and pricing are available online at MemoriesInWriting com or call 1 800 604 9843 Memories In Writing donates a portion of its time proceeds and products to Alzheimer s and Dementia Research Care Support Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 3

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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Who are the main characters in your life story 9 GROWING UP 15 EARLY YEARS What was your childhood like 30 FAMILY Every family has a story to tell What is yours 30 SCHOOL YEARS The influence of a good teacher can never be erased 30 ADULTHOOD 27 EMPLOYMENT MILITARY SERVICE When you look back can you see how far you came 30 MARRIAGE What s your love story Error Bookmark not defined PARENTING How did you parent What did you learn from your children 37 MEMORY PROMPTS 45 WHAT I REMEMBER MOST ABOUT 54 A STORY OR INSIGHT THAT I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE IS ABOUT 59 A MEMORABLE LESSON I LEARNED ABOUT 63 MY FAVORITE AND WHY 67 NOTES Something else I would like to share 61 STORIES FROM FAMILY FRIENDS 67 Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 5

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TIPS FOR COMPLETING YOUR WORKBOOK Summarizing memories in a few paragraphs is not easy When answering the questions think about who it is that you are sharing your memories with and exactly what you would like to communicate Be specific and descriptive when answering the questions Provide full names dates locations addresses etc Leave blank the questions that do not apply Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 6

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MY MEMORIES _____________________________ Name ____________________________ Date Began ___________________________ Date Completed Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 7

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INTRODUCTION Who Are The Main Characters In Your Life Story What is your name ___________________________________________________ What is the name that you were given at birth ___________________________________________________ Is there is a reason you were given this name I was given this name because ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ What is your date of birth and where were you born ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Were you born with any distinctive features Example I was born with one dimple and a star shaped birthmark on my wrist ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 9

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MEET MY PARENTS GRANDPARENTS Mother s Birth Name _________________________________ Married Name s ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Date and location of birth _____________________________ ___________________________________________________ Father s Birth Name __________________________________ Date and location of birth _____________________________ ___________________________________________________ Maternal Grandmother s Name ________________________ Married Name s ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Date and location of birth _____________________________ ___________________________________________________ Maternal Grandfather s Name _________________________ Date and location of birth _____________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 10

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GROWING UP What Was Your Childhood Like Where did your parents work Mother ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Father ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Describe the house and neighborhood where you grew up Example I lived in a small red brick house on a farm and most days I would go outside and ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 15

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SCHOOL YEARS ELEMENTARY GRADE SCHOOL S YOU ATTENDED School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ HIGH SCHOOL S YOU ATTENDED School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ School Name _______________________________________ Year s _______________ Grades Attended ______________ Location ___________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 19

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ADULTHOOD When You Look Back Can You See How Far You Came Describe your first apartment or house What do you remember most ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Location ___________________________________________ Describe the neighborhood ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 27

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EMPLOYMENT What was your first job as an adult ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ How did you decide on your career ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ What were the name s of the companies where you were employed job title and the year s of employment Company Name _____________________________________ Location __________________________________________ Date s I Worked There ______________________________ Brief description of title job ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 28

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MARRIAGE Introduce Your Spouse Name _____________________________________________ Date of Birth _______________________________________ Location of birth ____________________________________ How and when did you meet your spouse ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ What was your first impression of him or her ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 33

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How did you find out that you were going to be a parent for the first time How did you feel about it ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Do you have any memories about the birth of your child children that stand out if so provide the name of the child and share what you remember most ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 39

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ADDITIONAL STORIES INSIGHTS WHAT I REMEMBER MOST 46 A STORY OR INSIGHT THAT I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE IS ABOUT 49 A MEMORABLE LESSON I LEARNED ABOUT 54 A FAVORITES AND WHY What are a few of your favorite things 58 Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 45

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NOTES Something Else I Would Like to Share Not everything fits neatly into a category Share memories thoughts and insights not included elsewhere in your workbook Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 61

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STORIES FROM FAMILY FRIENDS As an addition to the workbook you can request that family members or friends add comments to this section Their comments will make a wonderful addition to your story Captured Memories Workbook Looking Back Edition Abridged Page 67

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