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Written by Joel Dehlin   
Saturday, 18 August 2007

In one of our wards in Seattle, a family’s house burned down. Of all the needs that family had, the one that I remember was a request for people to come up with pictures of the family members.

This prompted many discussions in the ward and community about how to protect pictures, journals and keepsakes in the event of a fire.

We’re faced each day with a growing, and increasingly more dangerous, threat to our personal memories: digital media. Digital media isn’t just for techno-hobbyists anymore. Billions of pictures are being amassed on the hard drives of people all over the globe. The only trouble is that too many people aren’t being careful.

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