Amy Carlson Admires Her Sixth-Great Grandmother’s Stoicism
Amy Carlson Admires Her Sixth-Great Grandmother’s Stoicism Finding Your Roots
When Amy Carlson's sixth great-grandfather died in battle, one of his sons replaced him.
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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.