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I became obsessed with this project because several of my friends sent me notes about the terrific history behind Yo-Yo Ma's name. (It's a favorite gag of mine to pretend I'm his long, lost cousin ;)) His story is fantastic and the rest of the content on the website is awesome: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/ I highly recommend it. But specifically for educators, there are these great lesson plans for different grades: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/facesofamerica/category/for-educators/