23andMe Customer Stories

DNA Travel, It’s a Trip

July 05, 2017
That urge to explore, to go beyond what we know, is programmed into our DNA — a central part of the story of human history, where people journeyed first out...
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The Legacy of Loving

June 16, 2017
A generation ago it was a felony to marry across racial lines in Virginia and 15 other states in the south, and the repercussions of those laws are still felt...
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Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2017
This Father’s Day is a little different for Esther Blue.This year, after finding her biological father, Farhad, with the help of 23andMe, she can actually wish him a Happy Father’s...
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A Mother and Son Reunion

May 19, 2017
It was a simple Mother’s Day gift, but it took 47 years to deliver it. Last week, on the island of Kauai, Tod Walker, a musician and father of two,...
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Sarah’s 23andMe Mother’s Day Story

May 11, 2017
Sarah Biggers hadn’t been looking for a mother. She already had one.“I didn’t have a need to find my birth family,” she said.But when she became pregnant, the fact that...
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Coming Home

March 22, 2017
The best things take time, or at least that’s one way of looking at why Jonathan Hay waited so long to meet his biological mother in person. “I’ve been avoiding...
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A Wish Comes True

March 07, 2017
Maria Biskie spent her life searching. Born in the Philippines in 1973, she never knew her father. In her lowest moments, she’d longed to have him by her side. That...
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Love Test

February 12, 2017
A couple use 23andMe DNA test to see what traits they have in common.
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The Gift

December 23, 2016
The stories all start the same – with a 23andMe kit given at Christmas – but then they follow their own fascinating narratives that are as unique as the customers...
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Whoa Nelly

December 07, 2016
If Lisa hadn’t used 23andMe, it’s hard to imagine how she would have ever known about Nelly. Lisa hadn’t been searching for her. When she tested with 23andMe, Lisa was...
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