This Friday on “Who Do You Think You Are?”, Rita Wilson explores her roots in Greece and Bulgaria.
In this preview video, shot in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (also part of the historical region of Thrace, which I learned about while editing the May/June Family Tree Magazine article on Greek genealogy), Wilson uncovers a secret about her father’s past:
Here, she meets her uncle for the first time. Word of advice: Grab a tissue.
Incidentally, Bulgaria can be a difficult place to research genealogy, as we pointed out in the September 2007 Family Tree Magazine. If your ancestors hail from there, this show may hold some valuable tips.