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Parent/Child with none of the same ethnic groups

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Parent/Child with none of the same ethnic groups

Posted: 16 Jan 2013 4:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
I just got my mom's results, and although it shows us matching as parent/child as expected, we have totally different ethnic groups.

Mine are:
British Isle 13%
Central Europe 59%
Eastern Europe 9%
Persian/Turkish/Caucasus 15%
Unknown 4%

Hers are:
S. Europe 33%
Middle Eastern 47%
Scandinavian 15%

I know from reading that the DNA isn't necessarily 50-50, but you'd think I would have gotten at least some of her ethnicity! Have other people gotten results from their parent or child that did not match at all? Any clues?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
McCorkleAusti... 16 Jan 2013 11:49PM GMT 
MJ782 17 Jan 2013 10:25PM GMT 
McCorkleAusti... 17 Jan 2013 10:37PM GMT 
MJ782 17 Jan 2013 11:52PM GMT 
sherburl 18 Jan 2013 12:07AM GMT 
McCorkleAusti... 18 Jan 2013 1:46AM GMT 
pelusonorway 19 Jan 2013 6:26PM GMT 
MJ782 19 Jan 2013 6:57PM GMT 
siciliangal20... 2 Feb 2013 2:45PM GMT 
BarbaraTaylor... 18 Jan 2013 12:21AM GMT 
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