Obama, Romney Family Trees Hold Slaves, British Country Folk

The United States' first African-American president is likely a descendent of the first documented enslaved African in colonial America, researchers at Ancestry.com said today. "I don't even know the words to describe it," Anastasia Harman, the lead family historian for Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com, said. "It's amazing. It's seemingly unbelievable, but the research strongly suggests that this is the only possibility." President Obama is the 11th great-grandson of John Punch, a black man...Full Story
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