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Australian Success Story

Here is a great outcome for the tenacious efforts of Kerri Favarato who worked so hard at locating her biological father. Kerri successfully utilised the technique of using ‘mirror trees’ on Ancestry.com to narrow down her paternal lineage.

‘You May Have 300 Kids’

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Two Family Trees? Yes, Two.

You have two family trees: Your Genealogical Family tree & your Genetic Family Tree. The first is your traditional paper trail tree, the verbal or written records left behind after people die telling of all the people in history who ever had a baby that had a baby that led to you. 2,326 more words

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Like We Need Another Hole In Our Head

Reality Tv. I don’t like it much. We need another reality show like we need another hole in our head. Wait, do we need another one? 1,232 more words

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Why GedMatch, Why You? What Next?

To date, I have helped 6 donor conceived humans find out who their parents are. And, I was able to do it because they helped ME by being willing upload their DNA segments to wherever I said to. 1,060 more words

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Keep on Running


Dear Robyn,

It’s been a little while since I wrote to you on your birthday. I had a very sad few weeks but I think I am on track again now. 343 more words

Australian donor conceived

There was an interesting interview on ABC Nightlife about the ethical and scientific position of Australians who are donor conceived. You can listen to the interview with medical scientist Damian Adams and Associate Professor in Health Law, Dr Sonja Allen. 39 more words

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Another Mothers Day


Dear Robyn,

What a bitter sweet day it has been today. When I went through IVF I used to dream of Mother’s Day. Of cards made from tiny hands, of feeling blessed and whole. 301 more words