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The Genealogy Detective

Nov 15, 2020

Hannah's grandfather always said their family was related to Boris Pasternak. The Genealogy Detective digs for proof, and teaches herself the Cyrillic alphabet. 


The Genealogy Detective is written, researched, produced, edited, mixed, and hosted by Mary Duffy.

Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

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Oct 30, 2020

Mariel never knew her grandmother Ilona, a Holocaust survivor, or about Ilona's parents, siblings, and extended family. But she's in a place in her life where questions about her family and their history have begun to take on new importance. In this episode we find some answers. 


The Genealogy Detective is...

Oct 15, 2020

Most of us live securely in the knowledge of who our parents are, our uncles, aunts, cousins, our grand-parents and great-grandparents. How can we define who we are, unless we know where we came from, and who we came from? Some of us are still searching for those answers. And every family has their own legends, stories,...