When a Genealogy Hobby Digs Up Unwanted Secrets

January 2013
Treesearcher;Jan2013, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p26
The article focuses on a 2012 study by market-research firm Global Industry Analysts Inc. which states that people spent 2.3 billion U.S. dollars on genealogy products and services to know about their family trees. It states that the growth in genealogical Web research facilitates the discoveries of hidden truth related to one's ancestors. It further states that genealogical DNA testing is a measure which traces blood relatives and lost ethnic roots.


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