Genealogist Megan Smolenyak, the first person to document Barack Obama’s Irish ancestry, got an official thank-you from Obama during his trip in late May to his third great-grandfather’s village of Moneygall in County Offaly, Ireland. Smolenyak reveals how she uncovered Obama’s roots; talks about her work with the U.S. Army, NCIS and the FBI; and offers her best tips on how you can uncover your own family history. … Back to Article
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