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Tracing Family Roots Through a Name

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Tracing Family Roots Through a Name

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Tracing Family Roots Through a Name

Tracing Family Roots Through a Name

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Recently, commentator Leon Wynter attended a wake. The woman who had died wasn't a member of his immediate family. Still, her death made him look more closely at his family tree: Her name was Faye Wynter. Though they shared a unique last name, he never figured out exactly how they are related.