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Where to Start on 23andMe — Relative Finder

Welcome Trackers let the DNA Safari begin! By trackers, I mean those following the DNA Footprints that your ancestors left within your body as clues to who you are and where you come from. Adoptees, birth parents and orphans are especially welcome, but anyone on the hunt for their ancestry is welcome — as are constructive comments from anyone. Congrats on taking your first steps along this fascinating road. You’ve made the leap, submitted your sample to 23andMe and your results are rolling in! It’s like the midwinter holiday and your birthday all rolled up in one.  First thing to note is, your Relative Finder results — that’s where you get DNA matches and start searching for your family — don’t populate for you until after they’ve populated for your … Read entire article »

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