What mysteries are hidden in old family photographs? Can old documents reveal secrets, long forgotten by family members? What role does family history play in our daily lives? Can a person know who they really are?
"Who Do You Think You Are?" is a landmark documentary series chronicling the social, ethnic and cultural evolution of our national identity through the personal family histories of prominent Australians. (Source: sbs.com.au)
Paul McDermott's mother Betty, was adopted and raised by relatives but mystery surrounds the circumstances and her adoptive parents died without giving her any information.Paul attempts to follow the trail back to the early 20th century and finds out about a family torn apart by poverty and a decimating epidemic.