adoption

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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Drama in the Family

September 06, 2016
After she retired from teaching theater at a Florida college, Julia Gagne’s life took on its own unexpected dramatic arc. Although she’d been adopted at birth more than 65 years...
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A List For Midlife

July 27, 2016
For his big birthday Adam Keim wrote out a to-do list titled – “40 for 40.” It included little things like walking across the Golden Gate Bridge, volunteering for a...
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A Lucky Man

July 21, 2016
By Jonathan Fischer My name is Jonathan Fischer. I was adopted shortly after birth in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Not knowing more than where I was born, I always wondered about my...
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Mother’s Day Delayed

May 06, 2016
Sandi had 50 years to prepare for this moment, but as she walked off a plane in Sacramento she felt the anxiety and doubt well-up inside. “It was like the...
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Deep Healing

March 02, 2016
An accomplished scientist and businessman, Stephen Levine has spent his whole life searching. That restlessness is driven by a quest that is both emotional and intellectual, a desire to learn...
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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 she’d also stumbled on the perfect gift for her mom – family. Kelle’s mom, Pat Nosko, was...
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