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Re: Potential DNA Resource
In Response To: Potential DNA Resource ()

>Your ancestors left clues in your DNA that can give
>determine your deep ancestral origins. By comparing
>your results to our databases - the largest of its
>kind in the world - we could give you clues about a
>geographical location for your African ancestry.
>Unlock your deep ancestral origins with DNA testing.

Note that this mentions DEEP ancestral origins. This testing does not give you the name of a specific, current-day, group of people with whom you share ancestry.

Since most of us can look in the mirror and 'see' Africa in our ancestry, most of us are looking for something a little less broad, and the deep ancestry testing does not give you that. I was less than thrilled to learn that my paternal grandmother's lineage was Ethiopian, but, 50,000 years ago.


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Potential DNA Resource
Re: Potential DNA Resource

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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