Huff/Post50 editor-at-large Rita Wilson is featured in the latest episode of NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" which airs Friday, March 30, at 8pm ET/7pm CT. Wilson traveled to Greece and Bulgaria to learn the untold history of her late father. In this preview, she learns the shocking truth about his past.
"I love the show; I love how they are able to track histories and fill in the unknowns in people's lives," Wilson told reporters in a conference call. "And there were so many gaps in my family's histories that I really wanted to know, especially on my father's side. I think our histories form us and I wanted to really understand my family background so that I could more fully understand who I was. ...visiting Bulgaria was so powerful and the connections so strong."
Wilson said she hopes viewers will "see my father's journey, his courage, his determination and realize that when you really want something, and it's for the right reasons, nothing can stop you. ... My father and mother both sacrificed so much for a better life and appreciated being free in America. For that, they were always thankful."