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AJ Jacobs:
The world's largest family reunion … we're all invited!

TEDActive 2014 · 9:45 · Filmed Mar 2014
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AJ Jacobs: The world's largest family reunion … we're all invited!
9:45 · Filmed March 2014 at TEDActive 2014 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

You may not know it yet, but AJ Jacobs is probably your cousin (many, many times removed). Using genealogy websites, he’s been following the unexpected links that make us all, however distantly, related. His goal: to throw the world’s largest family reunion. See you there?

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Immersing himself in alternate lifestyles and long, hilarious experiments (usually with himself the guinea pig), writer AJ Jacobs tests the limits of behavior, customs, culture, knowledge — and his wife's sense of humor. Full bio
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