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I have a second cousin that is not a DNA match however there
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I did an Ancestry.com DNA test a few years ago. I had found
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I have a match for first or second cousin and we are trying
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I have a few questions but I'm just going to stick with one
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I am 51 and my mother has told me a story for my entire life
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I am adopted trying to find my dad, i have built a tree and
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I had DNA testing done at both Ancestry.com and 23&me. When
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