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Leah Dobkin is a freelance writer, author and has contributed to Kiplinger's Retirement Report, AARP and other regional, national and international magazines and websites. She is the Founder of Legacies Letters. Her passion is to strengthen the ties between generations by collecting people’s stories and transferring their wisdom. She offers ghostwriting services and workshops to help people, or their loved ones, craft a legacy letter, memoir or business history book. To learn more about legacy letters go to, email Leah at or call her at 414 238-1577.

Latest Posts By Leah Dobkin

2 years ago

Legacy Letters: An Updated Patriarchal Tradition Giving Women a Voice Today

A legacy letter translates your personal and family stories and values into life lessons and wisdom that can inform and transform the younger and future generations. Your letter can also express your hopes, blessings, explanations, forgiveness and gratitude…

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3 years ago

A Tribute to Mom – Writing a Legacy Letter for the Most Important Woman in Your Life

Does my mother know how much I still need her, even though I am 58 years old and a grandmother to boot? Maybe. But, just in case she doesn’t, guess what my mother is getting for Mother’s Day. Perfume? Flowers? More stuff? Heck no!

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8 years ago

Writing a Legacy Letter for a Less Than Perfect Parent

What do you do if you want to write a tribute legacy letter to your parent, but he or she is not the perfect parent? Read More