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Do You REALLY Want to Know?

The study of genealogy--finding our roots--is a popular pastime these days. According to a 2012 study by market-research firm Global Industry Analysts, these searchers spent $2.3 billion on genealogy...
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Why You Need to Find Your Roots

Scholars at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond are looking through eight million documents dating back to the 17th century, seeking the names of slaves, so they can help black people in the US discover...
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