St. George Parish Church cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory

My great grandmother had lived in a rural part of Barbados where the roads, if there are roads, are typically narrow, unmarked and sometimes only partially paved. I'd been all around the island mostly by coast, but not into the deep, deep center where sugar cane and other crops are tall and plentiful. When I mentioned my desire …

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Roots, results, reactions

It seems like lately everyone is selling a version of DNA tests to people curious about their heritage. Ever since the book and TV miniseries, Roots by Alex Haley came out, finding one's African roots has been all the rage. My father had taken a DNA test for his paternal side, and when it came back entirely European — a …

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