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DNA & Being Adopted

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Re: DNA & Being Adopted

Posted: 12 Feb 2014 4:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
replying to Joseph Case: You've highlighted one of the weaknesses of the AncestryDNA leaf hinting system. The leaf hints do not in anyway "prove" the path of any common DNA between two people; rather, the hints show that two people have the same name in their respective trees. Yes, these two people will have passed the (private, unpublished) threshold for being DNA cousins, but any American with colonial ancestors will be DNA cousins to thousands or even millions of other Americans.
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Jessica Bush 11 Feb 2014 12:20AM GMT 
MJ782 11 Feb 2014 2:27AM GMT 
Robert Staffo... 11 Feb 2014 4:24AM GMT 
deeflint01 11 Feb 2014 5:24PM GMT 
jbarry6899 11 Feb 2014 5:50PM GMT 
Jessica Bush 11 Feb 2014 7:15PM GMT 
Joseph Case 12 Feb 2014 7:41PM GMT 
lindamniehaus 12 Feb 2014 8:10PM GMT 
S_H999 12 Feb 2014 11:30PM GMT 
dmichaelelkin... 13 Feb 2014 8:03PM GMT 
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