if you missed any of my #cnnroots journey today, set your dvr for @cnn #sgmd tomorrow at 730am et. here's sneak peek: http://t.co/cdxl1xgrv5
Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 5:11:09 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta uncovers his roots

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to Pakistan, India & Michigan with his parents, wife & 3 daughters to uncover their roots

Mon Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:23:05 pm ET via CNN Video
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@drsanjaygupta

if you missed any of my #cnnroots journey today, set your dvr for @cnn #sgmd tomorrow at 730am et. here's sneak peek: http://t.co/cdxl1xgrv5

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 5:11:09 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

"life is a journey.. each phase becomes a root for somebody," dad told me on steps of @umich student union #cnnroots http://t.co/hUv3W6JZfg

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:59:45 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

both of my parents worked at @ford for decades, where my mom became the first female engineer in aug 1967. #cnnroots http://t.co/Va2mtCUOyI

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:57:48 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

took my parents back to the street corner where they met. hear their unbelievable story next on @cnn #sgmd. #cnnroots http://t.co/FNA14m1LF1

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:53:32 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

bathing in #ganges river in #haridwar, india with my wife & 3 daughters is an experience i'll never forget. #cnnroots http://t.co/8zWWaYD505

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:50:50 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

unreal! this pundit was able to trace my dad's ancestors back to 1600 using these handwritten scrolls. #cnnroots http://t.co/FNOyM0c3KQ

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:48:22 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

the biggest key to unlocking my paternal family history is in this closet - next - on @cnn #sgmd. #cnnroots http://t.co/LkvsLqSjFV

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:44:23 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

surreal moment with my dad in dobe, india.. ringing the bell in a temple on land donated by our ancestors. #cnnroots http://t.co/CwDUBkGIm2

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:41:29 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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@drsanjaygupta

my mom & her parents walked down these steps onto a cargo ship as they were forced to flee their homeland. #cnnroots http://t.co/uOB9OI0iOV

Sat Oct 18, 2014 @ 4:39:45 pm ET via Twitter Web Client
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