Our Three Fathers

August 30, 2016
As a wedding planner, Wendy Wojcik pays close attention to even the smallest of details, yet in her own life she always ignored one big one – the identity of...
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A Need To Know

March 09, 2016
On Mother’s Day last year, Robin Butler’s children gave her 23andMe as a gift, not knowing that it would change all their lives. “I thought it would be fun to...
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Olympic Search

December 09, 2015
Fast and sure on the ice, Olympic gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno was less sure about his ancestral background. Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno and Extreme Genes radio host Scott...
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Meant to Be

November 01, 2015
Selma Spieler wished she knew more about her father.  Selma’s father Abraham and her mother Gisha “Gussie” and her sister Aida. She knew he came from Russia, was generous –...
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Mending a Broken Heart

September 01, 2015
When he was 21, Gary Skillings tried to contact his mother through a nun at the Catholic orphanage from which he was adopted in the 1950s, but she didn’t want...
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More Than Just Luck

July 09, 2015
The amazing CeCe Moore, a genetic genealogist and 23andMe Ancestry Ambassador, has done it again, solving a family mystery and helping a woman connect with her biological mother for the...
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Everyone Is Related. The (Big) Data Proves It

March 23, 2015
By Kasia Bryc Earlier this month, I was at the South by Southwest conference in Austin to speak on a panel with the writer AJ Jacobs, about how interconnected we...
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RIP Richard III

March 23, 2015
Last weekend, more than 500 years after dying at the Battle of Bosworth, the last English monarch to die in combat was put to rest. King Richard III’s funeral ends...
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The Other Side of the Story

March 02, 2015
Earlier this month, we wrote about Jess, who with the help of her 23andMe results discovered that 100 years ago her grandfather had been accidentally switched at birth with another...
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Jess’s Story

February 04, 2015
Jessica has a black and white photo of her grandfather, Phil, standing next to her great grandfather, Sam.In the photo, both father and son are staring into the camera and...
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