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Searching for Biological Family

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How Do You Know if Your DNA Doesn’t Match One of Your Parents

If you have done a DNA test and checked through your results, you might be wondering if there is a way to figure out whether your DNA matches the families both of your parents. If your parents aren’t available for, or aren’t interested in, a DNA test, is there a way to tell for sure …

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Strategies for Finding Biological Grandparent Using DNA

Are you interested in learning how to use your DNA to find out the identity of your biological grandparents?  No matter how old you are, or whether or not you believe your grandparents to be living, it’s possible to use your DNA results to determine who they were.  If you are interested in family tree …

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Can Ancestry DNA Help Find Birth Parents?

When an adoptee decides that they would like to begin searching for their birth family, many people will chime in with advice.  A common bit of wisdom is to “take a DNA test”, but is this good advice?  In this post, I’ll discuss whether Ancestry DNA can help someone find their birth parents, exactly how …

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What is the Best Way to Find Half-Siblings?

If you know that you have half-siblings, or you think that you might, it’s completely natural to be curious about them.  A top As DNA testing becomes more popular, it becomes easier to find living DNA relatives, including half-siblings, around the country – or even world.  In this post, I’ll explain some strategies for finding …

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Can Ancestry DNA Tell Me Who My Father Is?

Can Ancestry DNA tell me who my father is, you wonder?  When someone is looking for their biological father, many people just suggest “take a DNA test”, like the one from Ancestry DNA.  But does this work?  The answer to this question is complicated, but by the end of this post, you will understand: Whether …

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