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Sixth & I

CANCELED – Andrew McCarthy

Feb 16, 2015 • 7:00 pm ET
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been canceled. All ticket buyers will be contacted and refunded in full. If it is possible to reschedule the program, we will contact all ticket buyers. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

Have you ever wanted to discover your family’s ancestry? In Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History, Andrew McCarthy and the National Geographic Travel Team address the explosive growth in genealogical travel and offer tips to begin your own exploration.

The book also features twenty-six stories from writers who have traveled to find their family history around the world, including Pico Iyer (India), Joyce Maynard (British Columbia), Marie Arana (Peru), Diane Johnson (Illinois-U.S.), and McCarthy (Ireland), who is the editor-at-large at National Geographic Traveler and starred in the films St. Elmo’s Fire, Mannequin, Weekend at Bernie’s, and Pretty in Pink.

Journeys Home features tips for exploring ancestral history, including how to collect data from archives and people; navigate genealogical websites; get a DNA test; and make connections when visiting an ancestral town. Book signing to follow.

More Info: Author's Website, Twitter