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

Alex Wagner says the birth of her son made her want to learn more about her heritage. "I wanted to tell my son a story that was true," she says. Wagner chronicles her journey in Futureface.

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

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A Weird-But-True Story Takes Flight In 'The Feather Thief'

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