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D/C keeps it real with new campaign for Ancestry.com

As anyone who has stayed up ’til 3 AM exploring it can attest (I’m looking at you, Bob Duncan), Ancestry.com is a fascinating and, yes, somewhat addictive experience. But while folks who’d gotten a taste were hooked, it seemed that the uninitiated didn’t know quite what was in store for them at the world’s largest online family history resource.

Enter a simple and compelling idea. Find people who are interested in their family history, but have never tried Ancestry.com, put them on camera and see what they discover. To bring their experiences to life, D/C enlisted the help of award-winning documentary filmmaker Sean Dunne. The result is sometimes poignant, sometimes funny and always totally real.

Look for D/C’s latest spots to roll out over the holiday break, complementing Ancestry’s existing work.

View the second spot after the jump.

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