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Offline George

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IN FIRST LADY'S ROOTS, A COMPLEX PATH FROM SLAVERY
« on: October 11, 2009, 06:34:02 PM »
"Viewed by many as a powerful symbol of black advancement, Michelle Obama grew up with only a vague sense of her ancestry, aides and relatives said. During the presidential campaign, the family learned about one paternal great-great-grandfather, a former slave from South Carolina, but the rest of Obama's roots remained a mystery."

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Re: IN FIRST LADY'S ROOTS, A COMPLEX PATH FROM SLAVERY
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2009, 10:38:42 AM »
I think it is good for people to trace their roots. I am sure some of us would be very shocked at some of the stuff we find.

 

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