These days lots of people want to know more about where they came from, while also wanting to keep their personal information private.

One way for people to protect their personal information is to remove themselves from a website called All a person needs to be looked up is their name and, if the searcher chooses, the state they live in. The website then provides a list of all the people who match the search criteria.

A search on the website also shows the current and former residences and the records can then be downloaded to the searcher's computer.

Removing yourself from the website is also a fairly easy process. Click on this link and follow the indicated steps. The website says the removal can take up to 48 hours to complete.

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