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    Which is right?

    At this writing, his great, great, great, great, great-grandson is an instructor at the police academy.


    At this writing, his great-great-great-great-great-grandson is an instructor at the police academy.


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    I think the second version is better. The hyphens show the links between generations better than commas in my opinion.
    “Fools” said I, “You do not know
    Silence like a cancer grows
    Hear my words that I might teach you
    Take my arms that I might reach you”
    But my words like silent raindrops fell
    And echoed in the wells of silence : Simon & Garfunkel

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