ancestry

Sharing Her Story

September 22, 2014
Jayne Berry’s adoptive parents let her know she was special. As a child, her parents told her: “Most children are just given to their parents, but you were chosen to...
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It’s a Girl

September 05, 2014
When Kelli read the message, she froze thinking that her next move would likely change her life forever. It was a note from a fellow 23andMe customer, who’d been identified...
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Tools For Genetic Genealogists

August 22, 2014
This past weekend, 23andMe’s Joanna Mountain and Christine Moschella, attended Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s Research Director, and on the right Christine Moschella, 23andMe’s Community Manager.the 2014 Institute for Genetic Genealogy Conference...
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An Extraordinary Turn

August 14, 2014
Jeremy Kuykendall grew up in Texas, went to college there and settled down. He has a good job, is happily married and has two daughters. His life is pretty normal....
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More Deserving

August 06, 2014
Even as a little girl, Rachel Kilgore wanted to know more about where her ancestors came from, what they looked like, and who they were. And as she grew, Rachel...
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Goooal!!!!!

July 03, 2014
While 23andMe’s Ancestry Composition can tell you where in the world your ancestors came from, it cannot yet tell you who you should root for in the World Cup match...
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Can I Call You Son?

June 25, 2014
David was 17 when a few words change him forever. His mother and father were having a bad patch and his mom had had a little bit too much to...
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The Future of Genetic Genealogy

June 16, 2014
Earlier this month Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s senior director of research, spoke during a panel discussion at the annual Genealogy Jamboree hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society in Burbank. Starting...
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Genetic Nomad

June 10, 2014
There are few places as far removed from Manhattan than vast tundra and cold forests that make up the land of the Sami, but for Laura, a full-fledged New Yorker,...
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23andMe Ancestry Basics

June 02, 2014
We got a great response from our Google Hangout earlier this month, which focused on some of 23andMe’s basic ancestry tools. During the presentation CeCe Moore, a genetic genealogist and...
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