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FRONTLINE; In Search of Our Fathers

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In Search of Our Fathers
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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Marco Williams was 24 when he learned his father's name. It was the first of many things he would discover about himself and his family in a journey back into his family's past. The first-person story of a seven year search to learn about his father, Williams uncovers the circumstances surrounding his birth and comes to term with what it means to grow up fatherless.

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