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Roots, results, reactions

It seems like lately everyone is selling a version of DNA tests to people curious about their heritage. Ever since the book and TV miniseries,  704 more words

Relationships

I'd Like to Exchange the Family Secret, for a Scandal, Part 2

This is the second installment of a story I started a few days ago. Aunt Jackie and other Hagan relatives have long maintained that John Rastus and Ida Pauline Hagans were first cousins. 1,617 more words

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#Interfaith: Ancestry DNA Test for a Half-Jew

By: D.M. Miller

The ancestry DNA kit I had ordered is finally here, and I can’t wait to send it in and see what happens. Oh sure, I know who I am and who my parents are, and what can a DNA test really do to change that? 711 more words

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The Armenian Gampr

A few weeks ago, a friend by the name of Rohana Mayer took a trip to Armenia to gather DNA samples of the working LGDs native to there, also known as gamprs.   1,029 more words

Doing my research led to a love affair


I’m the kind of person who does my research before making an important decision. As the only child of a single mom who worked as an electrical engineer at NASA, my scientific approach to life may be something I inherited. 446 more words

Guest Blog: DNA and Bone Marrow- What Lurks Beneath the Surface

DNA is an amazing tool to determine your ancestry and verify or expand your family tree. But that specific genetic mix from one’s ancestry also plays a crucial role in finding matches for those needing life saving bone marrow transplants! 1,643 more words

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