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11Alive News worked with Ancestry.com to find out about the historic aspects and people in the lives of our journalists.

Join us as we learn more about where the families of Ted Hall, Brenda Wood, Jill Becker, Karyn Greer and Chesley McNeil came from.

Who do you think WE are?

Apartment complex planned for Civil War site

8:13 PM, Jan 28, 2013

Neighbors want the site's historical and archaeological value analyzed before the project is approved.

Governor Deal accepts 'Appling Sword'

11:25 PM, Oct 15, 2012

The Appling Sword has been missing from the governor's office since 1907. Monday afternoon what was lost is now found.

Confederate flag padlocked to flagpole at Dodge County Courthouse

10:40 PM, May 4, 2011

Confederate Battle flag has hung since 2002, but vote in April makes it official:  It flies 24/7, all year.

Karyn Greer discovers ancestor's tombstone in Mississippi

7:35 AM, Mar 2, 2011

A week ago, 11Alive morning anchor Karyn Greer barely knew her great-grandfather's name. Now, she's seen his gravesite. || Who Do You Think We Are?

Brenda Wood's Ancestry of Empowerment

1:29 AM, Mar 2, 2011

11Alive evening anchor Brenda Wood retraced her family tree back to a legacy of strong, determined women. || Who Do You Think We Are?

11Alive Anchor Ted Hall Traces His Roots

12:32 PM, Mar 1, 2011

11Alive Anchor Ted Hall has spent years telling people's life stories. Now, he wants to learn more about his own. || Who Do You Think We Are?

Jill Becker Learns of Love Story Deep in Family Tree

10:35 AM, Mar 1, 2011

11Alive morning anchor Jill Becker has a family history that extends from Atlanta through Illinois and all the way to Germany -- with one charming love story more than a century ago. || Who Do You Think We Are?

Chesley McNeil Retraces Roots to South Carolina

5:13 PM, Feb 28, 2011

11Alive meteorologist Chesley McNeil made an eye-opening discovery when looking into the history of his ancestry. || Who Do You Think We Are?

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