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08 Dec 2020

Involving Kids in the ANA

Coins | Kevin Leab

About 2 weeks ago I signed my son Andrew up for an ANA membership.....He is 19 years old and has Cerebral Palsy from a birth injury.. He loves looking at old coins with me and I talk to him about them and their history. Even though he is nonverbal I can still tell that he has an interest because he pays attention to me. I am all about involving our children in the world of numismatics and I believe that it should be heavily promoted and the National and local levels....and I believe they all do a fantastic part in it. I very much want to get this jumpstarted in our local club but they haven't met since last March when this Covid thing started.....but I will once they get back together.. Our local club consists of mainly older retied men, about 8 of them in total. I'd love to raise awareness locally in my community. I very much enjoy doing this with my son. When my grandkids get a little older I will try to get their interest and buy them a membership also.....in reality, that's where my collection will end up anyway.

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01 Dec 2020

Buffalo Nickels

| Kevin Leab

I have read over other members blogs here and it seems like mine pales in comparison to many others...I have just been posting whats on my mind and my meager thoughts.....Anyway' I haven't been active for a while....with the holidays and poor health its been hindering my activity. I am about 3/4 done with the second page of my Whitman Classic Buffalo Nickel Album...I'm now working on 1923. Seems like its getting harder to find good examples with full dates.. I'm getting there!!!!

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