June 27th, 2008

“Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren’t there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want things…the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough!”

From the “Last Lecture” – Randy Pausch

Brick Wall Battering Rams Download

May 14th, 2008


To all my fellow genealogy friends that have attended my lecture on Brick Wall Battering Rams, just click on above link to download the lecture.

This is a pdf file and you will need the free version of Adobe Reader or some sort of Portable Document File (pdf) image reader. This type of file is designed to be able to be used on any platform, like Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.

If you do not have a way to read it, or do not know how to get and install the free reader, then if you email me directly I can send you a Microsoft WORD version of the same paper.

My contact information is on the main website at

Thanks everyone, I know I had a great time!

Dick Hillenbrand

Upstate New York Genealogy

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