Global Family Reunion
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The Global Family Reunion was held on June 6 at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York. Created and spearheaded by writer A.J. Jacobs, the event brought together 3,700 people with the message that we are all part of one big family. The Global Family Reunion raised $62,000 for Alzheimer’s research and care.
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Actor, Writer, Producer Ricky Gervais
16 steps away from host A.J. Jacobs
Actress Olivia Wilde
18 steps from host A.J. Jacobs
A science-themed playground that includes slides, climbing nets, fog machines and a giant lever
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker
Close DNA cousins with host A.J. Jacobs
More than 35 fascinating and hilarious talks from Entertainers, comedians, scientists and historians, including: Henry Louis Gates • Dr. Oz • Andy Borowitz • Nick Kroll • Michael Ian Black • Scott Simon (NPR)
Wrote "We Are Family". They will lead cousins all around the world in singing from the main stage of the Global Family Reunion.
Henry Louis Gates
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder