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Roots of Elvis Traced to Scotland

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Roots of Elvis Traced to Scotland

Roots of Elvis Traced to Scotland

Roots of Elvis Traced to Scotland

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This week, a researcher revealed the ancestral homeland of Elvis Presley. Three hundred years ago, Andrew Presley worked as a blacksmith in the tiny village of Lonmay, Scotland, and the modern-day residents of Lonmay are bracing for the potential windfall of tourism. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Christina Gibbons, owner of the village's only hotel, the Bancar.

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