23andMe Helps Adoptee Find Birth Family

January 06, 2021
It wasn’t until she was 30 that Bonnie dared to search for the details of her birth.An adoptee with loving parents and a brother and sister she adored, Bonnie said...
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DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees 

November 27, 2020
By Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGCWhether it’s a mother finding her son, or a daughter finding her father, or brothers and sisters meeting for the first time, stories of adoptees using...
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Connecting with Family Across Borders

May 15, 2020
For International Day of Families, 23andMe wanted to share with you what amounts to an international family story.Life has been good for Paul Knoll. He and his wife raised two sons...
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After the Click: How a mother and her son fostered a new family relationship

February 20, 2020
After connecting through 23andMe, Doug and his birth mother Patricia worked hard to build a new family relationship. They spent time together and got to know each other and each other's their loved ones.
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Adopted Separately in China, Cousins Wind Up Almost Next Door

November 26, 2019
Adopted from the same small town in China, two cousins find each other using 23andMe and discover they're living only a few miles apart in Pennsylvania.
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This is My Truth, A Customer’s Point of View

October 29, 2019
Lisa Altman shares her experience having unexpected results from her 23andMe DNA test and how it changed her understanding about herself and family. As Lisa says. our DNA offers a way to discover more about what makes us each unique. While those revelations can be exhilarating, sometimes an unexpected result, like Lisa's, can have profound implications for both you and your family. Here is her point of view.  
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Brother Cops

August 23, 2019
Eric and Dave, who both live in Florida but had until recently never met, learned through 23andMe that they were not just brother cops, but half-brothers too.
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Seoul Sisters and Brothers

July 31, 2019
When they met for the first time, Tamara Miller and Leslie Wheeler were struck by their similarities. They both are Korean adoptees, and both share a cheerful disposition and closets...
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Guillaume’s Search

April 11, 2019
Orphaned during the Vietnam war and raised in France, Guillaume uses 23andMe to help him find family he thought had disappeared in the fog of war.
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23andMe Help Connect Siblings for A Reunion Decades in the Making

December 14, 2018
Brian, an adoptee raised in California, used 23andMe to find first his brother JJ and then two more brothers and two sisters. They all met this year in Ohio for a reunion.
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