A thousand years of family history in 37 minutes

The message Clayton Brough wants your family to take away is this: Family history is not just for crusty old men winding and rewinding slides in a dark back room.

Brough, known to Utahns as a gifted geographer, an enthusiastic junior high teacher, and an amiable weatherman for ABC4-KTVX until 2008, is also the current president of the Richard Brough Family Organization or RBFO.

The RBFO -- the historical society dedicated to the Brough family name -- has recently released a 37-minute video documentary entitled "A Thousand Years of Family History."

The video can be viewed via YouTube and the entire script is online.

The brief video tracks the Brough ancestry through England, America and Australia. Brough calls it a "first" of its kind.

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