Telling Authentic Stories for
Ancestry needed a truthful way to demonstrate the power of family history discoveries, so my team decided to ask the Ancestry community to tell us their stories. After sifting through thousands of submissions and talking to over a hundred amazing people, we narrowed our list down to five. We traveled to their homes and captured their stories, and told them to the world in a months long multi-channel campaign. 
My team at Ancestry worked with Jeffrey DeChausse and Boxer Films on the production.

Cathryn found out the fate of her father, and it brought her whole family back together.

Alton searched for the story of his father. He found the source of his strength.

Cary searched for the fate of a German soldier. He found the life of an American hero.

Jim found the mother his father never knew.

Peggy found the people behind her passion.

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