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‘Finding Your Roots’ seeking non-celebrity family mysteries

To celebrate the show’s 10th season on the air, “Finding Your Roots” producers are looking for regular people to feature on the show.

This will be the first time the series opens its resources up to fans and viewers who aren’t normally in the limelight and will help them solve their family mystery.

Applicants must describe the details in writing and upload a two- to three-minute horizontal (landscape) video in which they explain why they should be chosen for the show (fun/personality is encouraged).

Applicants must be 21 or older, live in the United States, not have been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years, and not be a member of the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists or any other performing artist union or guild.

To submit your family for consideration, you can go to and fill out an application.

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