Melissa Villaseñor Learns Her Great-Grandmother's Lost Story Finding Your Roots

Premiered February 01, 2022
Melissa Villaseñor Learns Her Great-Grandmother's Lost Story

Melissa Villaseñor gets emotional reading the 1908 birth record of her great-grandmother.

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Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

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