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Mon Mar 12, 2018, 02:49 PM

86. Mine was a real bonus; so glad I did it

 

A distant cousin got in touch and shared family pictures and anecdotes going back several generations. i learned things about my great grandparents that I never would have otherwise known. I'm just sad that we didn't do this when my mom and dad were still alive. I found out too late about family reunions that were held in 2006 and thereabouts. That would have been a real treat.

The percentages are a mere fraction of what is included. Mine were as expected...mostly Irish with some Eastern European thrown in. Dad's side of the family was from Ireland while mom's was from Poland. Everything made sense.

Yes, it is always possible to default to fear and find any number of reasons to be scared of this process. I would expect that of old white Republicans.

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