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A genealogist's magic wand
It cost's $229.95 which may be a little pricey for some,but if you do alot of traveling to look for records this is a great tool to own. It's small and seems easy to use. It will have your hand from writting down everything and your pocket book from the cost of photo copies, so it may well pay for it self in the long run. Look at there website for other useful tools that may help make things easier for your endeavor.