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Lena Dunham's Ancestors' Heartbreaking Story of Survival

Season 10 Episode 9 | 4m 59s

Lena Dunham embarks on a poignant journey to uncover her family's past, revealing a deep connection to the Holocaust. From discovering ancestors' records in Poland to the heartbreaking story of survival and loss during World War II, this video offers a powerful glimpse into history and Dunham's personal legacy.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season ten is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C.
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Megan Robertson embarks on a quest to demystify the lineage of her great-grandfather.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. solves mysteries for 3 everyday Americans chosen to be guests.
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