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# Monday, March 02, 2009
Superstitious Ancestors? Enter Our Challenge for a Chance to Win
Posted by Diane

It’s both 15 days till St. Patrick's Day and your last chance to get in on Family Tree Magazine’s March 2009 “Lucky Charms” All in the Family Challenge.

To enter, tell us about a lucky charm or superstition in your family. For example, when I was a kid, whenever someone was getting married or we had a soccer tournament or good weather was needed for some other reason, Mom would set a figurine of Mary in the kitchen window (facing outside, or it wouldn't work).

Maybe you’ve saved Grandpa’s lucky penny or you throw a pinch of salt over your shoulder while cooking, just like Grandma always did.

Cross your fingers and describe your family’s lucky charm or superstition for us. E-mail your entry before March 9, and be sure to include your name and hometown.

If we select your entry to publish in the July 2009 Family Tree Magazine (knock on wood), you’ll win our Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy digital download.


Celebrating your heritage | Family Heirlooms | Family Tree Magazine articles
Monday, March 02, 2009 4:25:38 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)  #  Comments [1]
Friday, March 13, 2009 12:33:35 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)
I have been told that if you touched a deceased person and then looked away, they would not haunt you.
So that is what I do.. It has been said it is an Irish tradition but have seen others do the same.
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