Check out this post by my colleague Sue Hessel on APH’s blog…
Life Story + “Backstory” = Very Powerful Personal History
Sue’s client, a holocaust survivor, clearly remembered her feelings from that experience, but did not recall the exact details. In such situations, personal historians like Sue do research to fill in the blanks. “With a little research on the backstory, we were able to not only confirm Dora’s story but add details and depth to make it all the more powerful,” Sue wrote in her post.
What research do you need to do to fill in the backstory on the events you remember?