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Sometimes DNA discoveries occur without the aid of a DNA test. In this week’s episode, Jen shares how her mother revealed the truth about her paternity after a near-death experience. After locating her new-found family, she confirmed her biological father’s identity through DNA testing.
Jen shares a story of generational trauma, estrangement, and hope for the future. She talks about how she finds a connection to her family in this world and beyond and why accountability is so important for our parents.
Thanks to Jen for sharing her story.
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