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New Route for Roots

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/new_route_for_roots_20010504

It's virtually "genealogy for dummies." In a nation of immigrants where more than 35 percent of the population -- or 100 million Americans -- have at least one relative who passed through Ellis Island, officials at that historic entry point to New York have unveiled a new Web site that will enable even the least tech-savvy to mine a mother lode of information on their families' roots.

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