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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. From left Candace, Christine,...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
Hidden in Plain Sight
November 16, 2015
Many adoptees talk about walking through a crowd, looking at the faces of strangers and wondering if they are brushing shoulders with one of their parents or a brother or...
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...
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...