You’re Not a Prisoner of the Past

Jennifer Teege- My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me
I really enjoy researching my genealogy, but for someĀ of my ancestors, I wouldn’t want to meet them because they would not have accept me. I’ve come across people who don’t want to research certain parts of their family because of the pain a relative or ancestor caused (why bother they might say). We have to move past this type of hurt, to get to the truth. Jennifer Teege, author of My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A black Woman Discover’s Her Family’s Nazi Past says, “You’re not a prisoner of the past.”

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