biological family

One Family’s 23andMe Christmas Story

December 19, 2017
Just in time for Christmas, a 95 year-old adoptee uses 23andMe to connect with biological family meeting her brother and two sisters for the first time.
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23andMe Family Stories for the Holiday

November 22, 2017
23andMe brought together half a dozen families meeting new family members for the first time just before Thanksgiving to share their 23andMe family stories for the holiday.
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Ryan’s Search For Family

August 20, 2017
Ryan used 23andMe to help him find his biological parents, after decades of searching.
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Listen To Annie’s Story

August 07, 2017
Annie was looking at a note from a woman she didn’t know. Someone she’d been searching for all her life. A woman named Harley, who just might be her biological...
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A Wish Comes True

March 07, 2017
Maria Biskie spent her life searching. Born in the Philippines in 1973, she never knew her father. In her lowest moments, she’d longed to have him by her side. That...
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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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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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Searching With 23andMe

August 04, 2015
Several media stories in the last few months have highlighted the potential of 23andMe to help adoptees. One of the more touching pieces highlighted a woman’s 50-year search for the...
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Putting It Together

November 19, 2014
Liz Kellner loves puzzles, but piecing together the hardest one of her life required a little help from 23andMe. “This was the first time I was one of the pieces,”...
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