23andMe Customer Stories

Ending a Legacy of Hate

February 25, 2016
Listening to Wendy Spencer’s decades-long search for her biological father, the improbability of finding him, and then her shock after learning about the legacy of hatred he inherited from his...
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Nobody Knew

January 24, 2016
Total strangers, John and Rhonda have one thing in common, the same father. The two made that discovery earlier this year after using 23andMe. “Nobody knew about John,” said Rhonda,...
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Sisters Connecting After 50 Years

January 13, 2016
Abandoned as an infant in a Minneapolis laundry room almost 50 years ago, Liz Kellner used 23andMe to help her piece together the story of her birth. In the process,...
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A Most Amazing Gift

December 22, 2015
When Kelle Scott connected with some distant cousins on 23andMe she didn’t realize Pat Nosko she’d also stumbled on the perfect gift for her mom – family. Kelle’s mom, Pat...
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Eyes Wide Open

December 15, 2015
John, standing, with his sister Kathy and their half-brother Brian, who they found through 23andMe. Brothers from different mothers, John and Brian came together because of 23andMe. For John, 68,...
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How Lucky I Am

November 27, 2015
Of course he knew he was adopted but that only made Tony Mercer wonder more about what made him so tall, and his thumbs so stubby, and where he got...
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Who I Am

November 06, 2015
Barbara Weir, right, with her daughter Casey. Not everyone who tries 23andMe has the same sort of reaction to his or her results as Barbara Weir. “It’s mind boggling,” said...
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Meant to Be

November 01, 2015
Selma Spieler wished she knew more about her father.  Selma’s father Abraham and her mother Gisha “Gussie” and her sister Aida. She knew he came from Russia, was generous –...
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Family Mystery Solved with 23andMe

October 26, 2015
We’re returning one more time to the story of Jessica and Alice, and how they used 23andMe to unravel a century old mystery. Jess’s grandfather Phil and her great grandfather...
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Boy. South Carolina. 1963.

October 22, 2015
It wasn’t a wish, but on many of his birthdays, Lenny Scovel would take a minute and imagine the thoughts of a woman he’d never met. “I would wonder if...
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