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Old 12-13-2017, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by aries63 View Post
It never fails-- an unexpected DNA result, and people immediately start doubting your parentage, instead of understanding that these tests can be very inaccurate. Even when you said you confirmed they are your parents!

And no, it doesn't mean your test was "tainted."

Which company did you use? I've done four different ones and they all came out with major differences. What you describe is not unusual at all. What is your actual ancestry?

Aries - Haha it's true, those types of responses are inevitable on message boards like this one. I can absolutely confirm my parents are indeed my biological parents. Even Ancestry.com was able to pinpoint and match based on the results that my parents are my parents, and my siblings are my siblings (including a fraternal twin sister).

We all used Ancestry.com's DNA test. My actual ancestry is around:

60%ish Italian/Greek
20%ish Irish
10%ish Iberian Peninsula
5%ish German

My guess is I should take Ancestry's results with a grain of salt regarding the specific percentages!
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Old 12-13-2017, 07:17 PM
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Thanks for getting back to us about it - as I suspected, it was absolutely ridiculous to even question whether your parents are your bio parents based on the ethnicity report alone, especially when you'd already confirmed it in your original post. The test results make it pretty obvious in your match list whether they are your bio parents or not - I figured you'd seen it.
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