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What is a personal history?

Typically, a personal history is the story of a life, or stories from a life, recorded in written, audio or audio/visual format. It may be a

  • Biography:  a written account of another person’s life
  • Memoir or autobiography:  a history of that person’s life as written or told by that person
  • Tribute:  a form of personal history popular for birthdays, anniversaries and other milestone events that is intended to show gratitude, respect or admiration to another person.
  • Ethical Will or Legacy Letter: an expression of one’s values, wishes, regrets, observations about life, lessons learned, etc. (See more detailed explanation under “What is an Ethical Will?”)