- AJ Jacobs Junior's Profile
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Hello all! I'm a writer of several non-fiction books (including 'The Year of Living Biblically' and 'Drop Dead Healthy.' My next book is about genealogy and tracing my roots. And for the finale of the book, I plan to throw the largest family reunion in history. You're invited! All seven billion members of the human family are welcome. Those who have a confirmed link to me will get a special bracelet and be part of the record-breaking family photo. I'm excited to use collaborative genealogy and Wikitree as part of this project. I've already gotten some great volunteers working on my tree -- so thank you for that.
For more information on me and my project, here is a New York Times article I wrote about it recently... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/opinion/sunday/are-you-my-cousin.html
And here's a link to my website page about it
Look forward to collaborating with everyone.
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- How many different countries or nations are connected to the Global Family Reunion and AJ please? Feb 18, 2015.
- To connect to a friend, should we add our distance from AJ to theirs, minus common links? Dec 3, 2014.
- Vox Article on AJ and the GFR Sep 12, 2014.
- Can anyone help find my connection to AJ Jacobs? I am certain I am a cousin! Sep 9, 2014.
- WikiTree, AJ Jacobs and Kitty Cooper mentioned in best of blogs this week ! Jun 23, 2014.
- Another Not a Question - AJ Jacobs in People Magazine Jun 22, 2014.
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On March 29, 2015 at 06:40GMT Rae Redford wrote:
On March 24, 2015 at 00:53GMT Janet Jones wrote:
On March 18, 2015 at 08:11GMT Selena Leon wrote:
On March 16, 2015 at 19:28GMT Shannon Foley wrote:
On March 3, 2015 at 16:05GMT Tanya Kasim wrote:
I was looking at the 100 degrees of separation from you and found out that you're missing another Loammi Baldwin. Loammi Baldwin, Jr. is the son of Lieutenant Colonel Loammi Baldwin, Sr., who fought in the Revolutionary War. Loammi, Sr. is the grandfather of Annie M. Baldwin.
On March 3, 2015 at 02:06GMT Rick Henderson wrote:
On February 28, 2015 at 10:46GMT Adiene Humble wrote:
I read the article and enter my name in search to go to my page and boom, was connect. Can it be removed?
On February 26, 2015 at 12:08GMT Lindsay Thompson wrote:
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On February 11, 2015 at 12:22GMT Julian Pettifer wrote: