Gets a Medicare Jet-Setters Groovy Review
I inherited my dad’s box of old movies many years ago. They were kept safely in a cardboard box on the top of a dark coat closet. Some of the films were over sixty years old. I kept hearing the ads for Legacybox. I would think, “I need to convert those films someday.”
Someday came a few months ago, and I took the plunge. Several of the family members wanted copies of the films also. We divided up the cost amongst us, making it very affordable for all of us. I contacted Legacybox, paid the fee, and followed the directions. First, Legacybox sends you a special box to return your items and unique coded labels to affix to each item. My package was ready, and I shipped it to the Legacybox headquarters. When I sent off those beloved films, dread filled my heart. What if they got lost in the shipping process? What if they got damaged? What if I never saw them again?
Apparently, Legacybox understands how nervous their customers can be during this process. When my box arrived, I got an email telling me my treasures had arrived in perfect condition. Along each step of converting the fragile films to a thumb drive, I would get an email explaining what stage they were in of the progression.
When my original films and the thumb drives were back in my hands, I breathed a sigh of relief. Now for the fun part, having my sister and two cousins, Cindy, and Jill, over to watch the films. In the late 50s, our parents put the four of us in categories. It was fun to make nameplates for our places at lunch with the labels our family gave each of us. Marcia was the beautiful one, Jill was the smart one, Cindy was the talented one, and I was the sweet one.
Our memories made us smile, laugh, talk, discuss the fashions, and talk about how skinny and young we were in the ’60s and ’70s. To see our parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles alive again on my computer screen, riding bikes, holding our hands, eating, sharing holidays, going to the lake, and more, was like being in a time capsule and going back to our youth. For my sister Marcia and cousin Cindy, they saw their deceased husbands breathing and living. My cousin Jill lost her son Brian to cancer; he was also on the computer monitor, grinning from ear to ear. If you decide to convert your family movies from decades past, be prepared for some of the tugs you will feel on your heartstrings.
Legacybox gets a Medicare Jet-Setters Groovy Rating.
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