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Family Reunification and Recovery of Bio-Heritage

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Presented By The DNA Detectives
Goal Help those lacking biological identities recover them
Task Test your DNA @ consumer companies and share family tree info
Where Online only

There are approximately 6 million adoptees in the US and many other individuals who have no knowledge of their biological roots. Many of these individuals are seeking to recover them and reunite with lost family members through consumer DNA testing at AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage and Family Tree DNA. You can help them recover their biological identities by testing your own DNA at one of these companies and sharing your family tree information with them. The DNA Detectives Facebook group is a gathering place for those seeking to learn more about using DNA testing for these purposes (over 92,000 so far!).

How to Join

Order a DNA test from either 1) AncestryDNA, 2) 23andMe, 3) MyHeritage or 4) Family Tree DNA.
Join the DNA Detectives Facebook group to learn how to help.

Project Timing Any time
Social Media
Expenses $99
Ideal Age Group College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Other
Average Time Less than an hour
Tags adoptees, adoption, dna, family, genealogy, genetic genealogy, genetics, identity, reunification
Project Updated 06/25/2018