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My Ancestry.com DNA test results

I’m so excited to get the results of my Ancestry.com DNA test! In 2007, I started dabbling in genealogy. My family came to the United States as refugees from Cuba and I knew very little about my background. My spirituality led me to my ancestors and I wanted to know more about them and my ethnic ancestry.… Read More My Ancestry.com DNA test results

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Roots

I’ve been searching for my roots. National Geographic’s Genographic Project is a genetic anthropology study that aims to map historical human migration patterns by collecting and analysing DNA samples from hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. The theory is that our story begins in Africa between 150,00 and 170,000 years ago. About 60,000… Read More Roots

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Cuban roots

I’ve become increasingly interested in learning more about my ancestral heritage. I know very little about it. My family has few documents in the US, I can’t access documents in Cuba, and nobody seems to remember more than a grandparent’s name. I have never even been able to figure out the origins of my surname. The best… Read More Cuban roots