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Genetic Genealogy – DNA Testing and You

This article is the first in a series that William H. Blue, president of the National Blue Family Association (NBFA), invited me to write some time ago about DNA for genealogy. The series is appearing in issues of The Chalice, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on DNA, Privacy, and Big Corporations

By this time, my few readers should know that I mostly hate AncestryDNA, that 23andMe annoys me, and that I have only minor complaints about Family Tree DNA. I love genetic genealogy. I encourage DNA testing for genealogy with a … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Black Friday Sale : Nov 27-30, 2015

#AncestryDNA #DNA #genealogy AncestryDNA Black Friday Sale : Nov 27-30, 2015 It started today, and it goes through November 30th. AncestryDNA’s Black Friday Sale. You can get a regularly priced $99 kit for only $69. That is 30% off, and … Continue reading

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I Hate 23andMe

I hate 23andMe. I hate that I have 1093 “DNA Relatives,” have contacted EVERY FREAKING ONE OF THEM (with an awesome email), and have only 290 sharing genomes with me.

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How to Use AncestryDNA and Stay Sane

So now that many of us have had our say about AncestryDNA’s failed “New Ancestor Discovery” feature, let’s take a look at what we can do with AncestryDNA. (But PLEASE, continue to have your say about the “New Ancestor Discovery” … Continue reading

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