The first show will have actor, Martin Sheen. His family background comprises Irish and Spanish heritage. He was born in Ohio in 1940 and named Ramon Estevez. He has Erb’s palsy; which happened at birth making his left arm shorter than his right arm. He changed his name to Martin Sheen once he was in show business. Married to Janet Templeton, they had four children: Emilio, Ramon, Carlos (Charlie Sheen) and Renee.
Sheen learns on his family history journey about Irish family members involved in the Irish Civil War. On the Spanish side, he discovers relatives who worked for social justice and then were wrongfully imprisoned during Franco’s fascist regime. His roots in Spain take him back to the 1700s, with surprises for everyone.
Here is the companion book by Megan Smolenyak
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