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Are You Related to Royals?

I’m totally excited for the Royal Wedding.  And despite being a Revolutionary War buff, I plan to be among the 1-2 billion people across the globe who will happily tune in to watch on April 29th. To prepare for the … Continue reading

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DNA and Oral History

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. wrote a really interesting piece in this week’s New Yorker about tracing his family genealogy using oral histories, sometimes the only source of family history for Americans of African descent since civic records, such as the … Continue reading

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