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Actor Ben Affleck: 'Embarrassed' by Slave-owning Ancestor

Actor Ben Affleck said Tuesday he regretted asking a PBS documentary show profiling his ancestors to not include a relative who was an owner of slaves, saying he was embarrassed by the revelation. Affleck's ancestry was traced by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr, known as Skip, for an episode in the second season of his Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series Finding Your Roots, in which well-known personalities can discover more about their family history. “I didn't want...

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