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Tonsilitis as a Death Sentence

Over the Summer, I finally took the plunge and did DNA testing for my great-aunt Jackie and myself. The results have been fascinating because the matches have lead me to confirm that some of my documentation was correct. 795 more words

African-American

In the Will, Alfred and Esther

Tracing enslaved ancestors can bring up difficult emotions. This is primary, personal history. Most U.S. citizens would prefer to deny or at least distance themselves from the reality of slavery. 695 more words

Genealogy