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Psyche
12 mins | May 13, 2020

DNA testing is easy. It can also turn your family upside down

A significant minority discover surprises that will upend their understandings of their families and themselves. "Perhaps they have half-siblings they didn't previously know about. Perhaps they were adopted or donor-conceived and never told. Perhaps a significant portion of their genetic ancestry was concealed because of historical pressures of assimilation, racism and discrimination." In Psyche magazine, Libby Copeland explores the complexities of taking a DNA test.

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