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The Juggler’s Children: A Journey into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind

When:
February 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2014-02-24T19:30:00-05:00
2014-02-24T21:30:00-05:00
Where:
Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Hall
5120 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6L4
Canada
DNA

Our speaker Carolyn Abraham will discuss the research for her book, primarily in India and Jamaica, and the role of DNA testing in identifying her family origins.

1. The Juggler's Children cover

Mini-presentation: Cathy McNamara Looky, Looky, I’m So Booky…old books about my ancestors

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