JK Rowling sets off on a journey to uncover her maternal French roots; she finally solves a family mystery; uncovers a harrowing tale of wartime heroism; and discovers a surprising connection to a bold woman on a new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airing this Sunday, August 2 at 9/8c on TLC.
JK Rowling goes on a journey in France to trace her mother’s roots. She discovers that a family war story might not be what she thought when military records reveal a surprising truth. Tracing the trail even further back, Jo learns of her 2x great-grandmother, who had plenty of struggles both as a poor, single mother and a witness to German invasion during wartime, which forced her family to choose sides in a time of turmoil.
The JK Rowling episode airs on Sunday 2 August 2015, 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.
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