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Re: Surprising Results from DNA

It has to do with the number of markers used in the test and how many match. My assumption is that he used more markers in the re-test or refine that he did for you.

This is from the African American Lives website:
"Each marker at which you and another person share the same number of repeats indicates that the two of you share recent common ancestry........ In general, the more markers that are tested and the more matches found between these markers, the better estimates you get for the time period within which you share common ancestors."

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