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Startup helps ethnic Chinese connect with ancestors

My China Roots taps clan records to satisfy thirst for knowledge of past

My China Roots will offer free basic searches and creation of family trees but let subscribers save historical documents and get notified when others enter the same ancestor, plus offer premium custom packages like travel, in-depth research and translation. (Source photos by Reuters and screenshot from My China Roots' website) 

JAKARTA -- For most of his life Raymond Douglas Chong knew nothing about his Chinese family tree going back more than 150 generations and 4,000 years.

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