Mark Levengood said he knew the American side of his family had a colorful history in Reading, Pennsylvania. Because of his celebrity status, Levengood has been chosen to participate in the Swedish television version of the NBC show Who Do You Think You Are? On Monday, during a videotaped visit to the Reading Public Library, Levengood said he learned exactly how colorful that history is - and then some.
Levengood discovered that his grandfather inherited money when his father (Levengood's great-grandfather) died in Reading. "He eventually got the money and two weeks later they found him dead down by the railroad tracks," Levengood said. "All the money was gone."
You can read more in an article by Dan Kelly in the Reading Eagle at http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=392272.
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