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Thursday
Oct172013

My DNA Results Are No Longer Boring!

Last year, I wrote a post titled "Are My DNA Results Boring?" This question was a response to my results from Ancestry.com's autosomal DNA test, which they are still currently promoting. I felt my DNA results were boring because they revealed very little diversity in my ancestral lineage--in fact, less diversity than my own family tree research would suggest.

Here are my original Ancestry.com results:

But now Ancestry.com has rejiggered their results. Suddenly my DNA results are much more diverse:

Suddenly my DNA heritage feels much more exciting! These results, by the way, are more in line with the testing that I also had done last year with FamilyTreeDNA.com:

 I like the new results much better. I just have to wonder what they'll look like next year.

 

Questions, thoughts, comments and rebuttals are welcome in the comments.

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