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Futureface

A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging

by Alex Wagner

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A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging
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An Atlantic senior editor and former host of NOW with Alex Wagner documents her international travels in search of answers to the mystery of her ancestry and broader questions about the American experience of race and immigration, evaluating the cost of today's obsession with race and identity and whether or not it is possible for society to forge an all-inclusive future.

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A Journalist Seeks Out Her Roots, But Finds Few Answers In The Soil

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Alex Wagner is a co-host of The Circus on Showtime and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. Above, she speaks at the 69th Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 19, 2017, in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'The New Face Of America,' Journalist Alex Wagner Saw Herself

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