Ancestry DNA Gave My Mother a New Family

When most people order a DNA test kit, they expect to find that they are less Irish than their family claimed to be. My mother, on the other hand, accidentally uncovered her biological father and discovered a new Jewish identity.

February 21, 2019
"I feel like…I'm covering the tracks of my ancestors." – Steve tells us how family ties led him to Richmond

Steve talks about his family history, his ties to Richmond and Indiana, and how we views “community” and human relationships. A writer and spiritual truth-seeker, Steve shares his views on life in this two-part interview.

An Interview With My Aunt Marely

Marely has had a great childhood despite the hardships presented to her by the communism in her country of birth (Cuba) and has an interesting ancestry and great parents/grandparents, lots of fun memories, and a lot of experiences that have...

My dad, Phil O.

My dad and I sit down to talk about our family’s past, his life and the wisdoms he has learned.

November 29, 2018 App Interview
English 2 Project

My grandma and I talked about our history and stories of childhood

November 29, 2018
Learning about my ancestry and family background with my grandpa

I interviewed my grandpa about my family background and his journey of coming to the United States. This interview sheds a light onto a unique community located in Jamalpur, Ahmadebad called Chhipawad. Chhipawad consists of thousands of people, whose ancestors...

Interview with Meme

My grandmother and I talked about her life, family memories, and our ancestry.