How did Legacy-My Story start?
Updated: Jul 31, 2022
The idea of making life story videos came to Cheryl and Ernie in 2020. At the time Ernie was making corporate videos for about 15 businesses in the IT space, and finding he thoroughly enjoyed working with business owners to relate positive, compelling stories they were proud of.
Meanwhile, living in a lifestyle village among a couple of hundred people in their 50s, 60s and above, we came to realise what a vast range of fascinating and unique life stories our seniors have and what a big percentage never get told.
Our original idea was to promote this as "living obituaries" - the notion of preparing your own eulogy to be played at your funeral. But feedback from friends convinced us that this concept was too morbid and negative. And anyway, people who have made a video life story and are proud of it want to show their friends now, not let it gather dust.
Hence "Legacy - My Story" was born.
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