This July 24, 2011 photo shows descendants of Matthew A. Henson, the black American aide to famed U.S. polar explorer Rear Adm. Robert E. Peary, in Nuuk, Greenland. Both Henson and Peary fathered sons... more 
This July 24, 2011 photo shows descendants of Matthew A. Henson, the black American aide to famed U.S. polar explorer Rear Adm. Robert E. Peary, in Nuuk, Greenland. Both Henson and Peary fathered sons by Inuit women in far northern Greenland a century ago. Pictured here are grandsons Vittus Henson, 64, rear right, and Qidtlaq Henson, 59, third from right. Vittus is flanked by wife Cecilie, right, and son David, 30, rear. Qidtlaq's daughter Avo Henson Sikemsen, 27, stands in front, holding son Luka, 4. To her right is great-granddaughter Eqilana Henson, 49, with daughters Anna-Aviaq, 20, and Aviaaja, 12. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Brennan Linsley
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