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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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father South Carolina and England/France Chris Rock was on Oprah talking about my great great grandfather/my father 1944 Smoaks, South Carolina My family name being on this show and inspiration
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Mother Russia Grandparents, Russian Germans 1930s Alsace Lorraine, France Slaves of the Siberian Work Camps
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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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My aunt Lily Geneva Whitely and then the true story from Toronto newspaper Battle of Vimy Ridge in France Relative narrations then research 1917 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania African Americans that left America for Canada
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my dad,uncle auntes. Barbados yes.Iwas told that my grandfather was from barbados 1901 Iwas told france and maybe germany I feel like a tree without any root.Ihave been trying to find my history
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My Mother's first cousin, another family historian. New Orleans, Louisiana oral history, proven by archival records 1770s New Orleans, Louisiana, Marseille and Provence France; Mali, West Africa self-purchase, love and affection, overcoming the odds
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