How Could DNA Testing Affect Adopted Children, Parents?

Published: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
Updated: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 2:25pm

DNA testing is all the rage these days — with ads for sites like Ancestry.com and programs like PBS’ "Finding Your Roots."

But how could the search for distant relatives affect adopted children and their birth parents? What are the personal and privacy issues involved?

Arizona Republic reporter Mary Jo Pitzl wrote about those topics.

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