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Ep. 65 "This Is My Contribution" | Library Stories


When Manhattan resident Jennifer Maston realized that her family's stories were at risk of dying out, she decided to make a family tree. But her initial inquiry into researching ancestors quickly took her to a new level. Now she's turning up information that solves family mysteries, reveals stories she'd never heard, and makes her want to dig into the hardest-to-reach levels of her own family's past.

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Jennifer Maston, genealogy researcher, at Schwarzman Building


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WOOOO, so cool Jen!!!

WOOOO, so cool Jen!!!

Excellent work, so proud!

Excellent work, so proud!

Family Gift

Yay -- a real life "Finding Your Roots"! What an awesome gift for your family Jennifer!


Awesome work, Jen! So proud of you and all that you're doing.

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