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A photo of an old baseball glove.

So, who gets my sock monkey?

From eNews, April 15, 2004

Misunderstandings and conflicts can arise when families fail to plan ahead for inheritance, especially of the seemingly trivial items. You may be surprised to find that you're not the only one who wants Uncle Bob's tattered baseball glove or Grandma Daisy's yellow pie plate. Marlene Stum, U associate professor of family social science, has some tips to help with the "who gets what" decision-making process.

For more practical information about the inheritance of personal property, see www.yellowpieplate.umn.edu.

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