Norah O’Donnell Uncovers Secret History of Her Family

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Published on 13 Jan 2021, 13:30
CBS Evening News Anchor Norah O’Donnell is discovering family history that has been lost for generations. She took part in the PBS special “Finding Your Roots,” which is helmed by famed professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. O’Donnell found out that her Irish great-grandmother became a widow at 19, and that her grandmother Mary started working in a linen factory at 12, before eventually leaving Ireland for the United States at 20.