Records can tell you dates and places. But can they help you understand who a person really was? Raised Jewish, Chelsea Handler wanted to know more about her German grandfather — and was afraid of what she would find.
On tonight’s Who Do You Think You Are? she struggles to understand the man she loved and uncover the truth about his links to the Nazi party during WWII. She travels to Germany in search of records that can help her piece together her grandfather’s gripping story. And with help from historians and researchers, she’ll discover a good man facing difficult choices.
Don’t miss this complex story of family and history. Watch live on Tuesdays 9|8c on TLC or view the episodes online.
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About Kristie Wells
Kristie is Ancestry's Head of Global Social Media and Online Support Community and is responsible for developing and managing the company's social media and social business offerings worldwide. She works with a team of community managers, genealogists and social content developers to help educate Ancestry's existing customers, inspire new family historians and expand awareness into new social audiences and communities. She has a deep love of family history and is currently trying to break through the brick wall of her Christophier line (that was supposedly French and Catalan, but it seems was really the Christopher's from Iowa) and to one day prove where the heck William Wells of Southhold, NY (b. 1608) was really born.