Tracing our roots, searching for connection

    Tracing family roots has become a wildly popular hobby, with sites such as Ancestry.com connecting people to relatives from generations back.

    Why are people so interested in finding out their family’s past?

    In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss America’s passion for genealogy.

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