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Megan Smolenyak

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Born
in France
October 09

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Megan Smolenyak is an incurable genealogist who loves solving mysteries, making unexpected discoveries, and pushing the boundaries of conventional genealogy. A popular writer, speaker, and TV guest, she does all she can to get the g-word out there and inspire others in their quest for roots.

She lives in Florida with her husband.

Genealogy Roundup, June 13



A Tribute to Anthony Bourdain and His Wild, Vagabond Roots – Anthony Bourdain died in France - the country his grandfather left as a stowaway at 13 to come to America. So tragic. What a wild spirit we all had a chance to witness at play. RIP to a truly one-of-a-kind.

7 Things You Didn’t Know about Prince’s Roots – Wish he were still with us.

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“History is written by the victors, which is certainly true, but it's also written by the wealthy and the literate.”
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“In a period of less than 150 years, to progress from slavery to Pennsylvania Avenue speaks volumes about this family and our nation. Distracted by the rush of our everyday life, we might shrug it off today, but 100 years from now, historians will be discussing this precedent.”
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Megan Smolenyak Lisa wrote: "Megan,

How great to see you here! I think you'll really enjoy Goodreads. Hope you have a wonderful long weekend (and that it stops snowing where you are).

Lisa"


Thanks, Lisa. You're my first Goodreads friend! Hope you have a terrific weekend, too!

Take care,
Megan


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Lisa See Megan,

How great to see you here! I think you'll really enjoy Goodreads. Hope you have a wonderful long weekend (and that it stops snowing where you are).

Lisa


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