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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Father and cousin Red Bud, Illinois 1850s Red Bud, Illinois Orphan ancestor
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My adoptive mother Chicago, Illinois Cook County Vital Records, Chicago 1929 Tennessee. Adoption
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My great uncle Leo Bobo Waukegan, Illinois Oral history from my older relatives 1992 Tollette, Arkansas It's a story of overcoming obstacles.
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My mother Centralia, Illinois losing history
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My mother Florida, Mississippi, St. Louis, Illinois My mother, who talked with her grandmother before she died, was given bits Mississippi My story is in pieces, because my family history is in pieces.
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