S2 E21: Why Do Family History?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Season 2, Episode 21
- Aug 29, 2022 12:00 pm
- 53:25 mins
Genealogy is compelling to so many, but why do we want to learn about people we don’t know? Simple answer, the stories we find by tracing our roots can inspire us and become family legends. But what happens when we discover something dark in our family history? How do we reconcile our heroes with their frailties, or even evil deeds? Is it worth it to keep digging? In this episode, we explore how family history can open new doors, build resiliency within families, and why you should look to dig a little deeper. Guests: Christopher Jones, BYU History Professor Libby Copeland, author of “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are” Edward Di Gangi, author of “The Gift Best Given: A Memoir” Gaynell Brady, owner of Our Mammy’s