Rebroadcast: A DNA test might reveal a life-changing family secret
Discovering your roots can start with a home DNA testing kit.
The results, for many, can tell someone about their family history. But for a small percentage of people, the test results can give them a sudden reveal of an unknown relative.
In this rebroadcast, MPR News host Angela Davis speaks with a writer who discovered her previously unknown biological father through a home DNA test and a family therapist about how to process big family secrets that may change your life.
Leeanne R. Hay is a freelance writer in north Texas and is the author of “NPE* A Story Guide For Unexpected DNA Discoveries.” NPE stands for non-paternity event.
Kirsten Lind Seal is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in Minneapolis.
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