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Using 23andMe To Find Family
August 16, 2017
Paul spent years trying to find his biological father, then using 23andMe he was able to find a half brother, four sisters and the identity of his biological father.
December 23, 2016
The stories all start the same – with a 23andMe kit given at Christmas – but then they follow their own fascinating narratives that are as unique as the customers...
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,...
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...
May 26, 2015
It was a cordial conversation, but as the phone call came to an end Mike Reed wasn’t sure how to sign off and then the man on the other end...
A Fantastical Story
May 20, 2015
If it’s true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, then Jimmy Cygler and Paul Leventhal are plenty tough. Jimmy, left, and his brother Paul. When both were infants, they...