Secret scandal: truth hidden for generations exposed with DNA testing

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Just wanted to share a recent stunning DNA test revelation.

This finding┬áprobably would have been devastating for all parties involved if it had come to light back in the day. ┬áToday, it’s just a fascinatingly juicy detail that reveals more about a distant ancestor’s life.

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mtDNA testing: a mother and child reunion?

No I would not give you false hope
On this strange and mournful day
But the mother and child reunion
Is only a motion away…” –
Paul Simon

Of all the DNA testing for genealogical purposes, mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) tests are the least popular and for good reason.

Still, I began to wonder… would a mtDNA test help in busting down a long-standing brick wall?

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