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Monday Mentions: Relative Race

Seven years ago, I followed the television show, The Amazing Race, because my parents' friends, Bill and Cathi, were competing. With that connection, I cheered them on week after week. Just when I thought they might win the entire season, they ended up going home. However, they played well and made all of us proud. 

This year, I am watching Relative Race. The show is similar to The Amazing Race, in that the teams are traveling (in this case, all over the United States, as opposed to all over the world) and that there are challenges to complete. The key difference is that each team gets to meet (formerly unknown) relatives along the way. Though the teams are competitors, the teams also rejoice together (and mourn together) as they learn more about their families. The emotional roller coaster compels me to continue watching each week.

Relative Race airs Sunday nights on BYU-TV, or it can be viewed online on byutv.org. Here is a trailer for this season:


I'm thankful for programming that helps families come closer together. Have you watched Relative Race?

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  1. I've never heard of the show, but it sounds interesting. I doubt I'll be able to watch it as I don't have cable TV.m

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    1. It can also be viewed online at byutv.org. I love the fact that although the show is a competition, the teams really do appreciate the discoveries that everyone is making along the way.

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