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Kathryn Hahn is DNA Cousins with Regina King

Kathryn Hahn discovers that she shares her European genetic lineage with Regina King.

Kathryn Hahn Gets to the Bottom of a Family Scandal

Why Kathryn Hahn's 3rd Great-Grandfather forced to leave Germany.

Pamela Adlon Learns About Her Relative’s Capture by Nazis

Pamela Adlon learns details about her relatives' capture by the Nazis.

Kathryn Hahn 3rd Great-Grandfather’s “New Family”

Kathryn Hahn learns about the new family her 3rd great-grandfather started in America.

Pamela Adlon's Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Rabbi

Pamela Adlon looks at a photo of her great-great grandfather’s gravestone.

Kathryn Hahn Reads Her Third Great-Grandfather's Obit

Kathryn Hahn wonders if her 3rd great-grandfather regretted leaving his wife in Germany.

Pamela Adlon's DNA Cousin is Meryl Streep

Pamela Adlon is overjoyed to find that her DNA cousin is Meryl Streep.

Pamela Adlon Has an Aunt She Didn’t Know Existed

Pamela Adlon is overjoyed by the discovery that her mother has a half-sister who is alive.

Pamela Adlon Knows The Importance of Knowing Your Roots

Pamela Adlon says she thinks it's for people to learn more about their family histories.

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