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hi i have just studying my dna and have come to the conclusion that my mother must have had a affair with someone be cause i have zero matches on my fathers side that i can identify on my family tree(… read more
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With 23 and me dna....if my son took the test...it appears
With 23 and me dna....if my son took the test...it appears that I suddenly have info on my rapist father.Is that seriously possible? I wasn't prepared for this. I was told because I didn't know whom h… read more
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I'm an avid user of Ancestry.com and have my DNA results
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I am adopted trying to find my dad, i have built a tree and
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