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My Passion

“We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors wisdom.” –

Maya Angelou 

Like many of you, genealogy is my passion. I can not explain how glad I am I stumbled onto it, I can only hope my ancestors are happy with the work that I am doing.

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Genealogy Roadshow

Tonight the third season of Genealogy road show premieres on PBS, below is a link to a little  preview of this season.

http://player.pbs.org/viralplayer/2365721537

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Who Do You Think You Are

Missed the Who Do You Think You Are? Checkout these two full episodes

Aisha Tyler’s journey reveals an ancestor who, as a politician, struggled to keep his illegitimate son a secret. Against all odds, her 2x great-grandfather exemplifies bravery and determination during one of America’s most tumultuous eras of racism.

http://www.tlc.com/embed?page=189864

Tracing his patriotic roots, Scott Foley finds a relative who risked his life for one of America’s founding fathers, and an ancestor who suffered unspeakably during one of this nation’s darkest times.

http://www.tlc.com/embed?page=191362

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Maps of Stars

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Did you miss the tenth episode of Finding Your Roots featuring Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow? Well click here to see what you missed.

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The Pioneers

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Did you miss the eighth episode of Finding Your Roots featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem and Sandra Cisneros? Well click here to see what you missed.

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Genes Work!

My website is up! It is still a work in progress but it’s a start, you can find some products I like the Blueprint Pedigree Chart as well as some other products on there as well. Click here to check it out.

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Family Hero

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227 staring Marla Gibbs, Jackée Harry, and Regina King was centered on the lives of the tenants living in the 227, apartment building located in Washington, DC during the mid 1980s. Last night I watched the episode titled Family Heroes, Brenda (Regina King) has to do a school assignment on her most interesting ancestor and her mother (Marla Gibbs) helps her find one. Checkout the episode below.

 

 

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First Episode Of Finding Your Roots

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Did you miss the first episode of Finding Your Roots featuring artist Kara Walker, political organizer Donna Brazile and actor Ty Burrell? Well click here to see what you missed. I personally think this was a good episode.

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Season Three: Finding Your Roots

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is back for the third season of Finding Your Roots which premieres tonight on PBS (check your local listings) I’ll be watching, will you?

Check on link below to watch trailer.

http://player.pbs.org/viralplayer/2365619627

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Printed Blueprint

I printed out my grandfather’s pedigree chart and it looks pretty damn good if I say so myself.

 

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