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Invisibleadrug

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Bush & Kerry related?!
    #2545530 - 04/10/04 01:34 AM (13 years, 23 days ago)

How did I miss this story?

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/03/04/politics/main604163.shtml

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President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry are related. Well, sort of. They're ninth cousins, twice removed. So what's a little competition between family?

The two presidential contenders also share a widely known common relative, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who is the ninth cousin of both men (the number nine is a coincidence). Twice removed from Mr. Bush, Hefner is a slightly closer relation to Kerry, only once removed.




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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: adrug]
    #2545677 - 04/10/04 02:37 AM (13 years, 22 days ago)

Interesting indeed! But thats very distantly related, I must say. I would be a wee bit more closely related to Sen. John Glenn, who is my Grandmother's cousin.


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: adrug]
    #2545764 - 04/10/04 03:30 AM (13 years, 22 days ago)

Haha cool


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: adrug]
    #2545768 - 04/10/04 03:33 AM (13 years, 22 days ago)

That's not really all that interesting when you think about it. When you go back 9 generations, you'd be surprised how many people you're related to. If you're driving down the freeway, chances are that every fifth car or so contains someone who's your ninth cousin. This isn't a story at all.


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: silversoul7]
    #2545793 - 04/10/04 03:47 AM (13 years, 22 days ago)

The hugh hefner thing struck me more than anything else... :wink:


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: adrug]
    #2547578 - 04/11/04 01:05 AM (13 years, 22 days ago)

I saw that awhile ago. There was a big chart showing many peoples relations. You'd be suprised how many famous people were related one way or another.


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: barfightlard]
    #2549383 - 04/11/04 09:55 PM (13 years, 21 days ago)

I'd like to see this chart


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Re: Bush & Kerry related?! [Re: adrug]
    #2556003 - 04/13/04 07:22 PM (13 years, 19 days ago)

don't forget


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