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For the majority of users, the novelty ends there. But for Schwiebert, the test ended up revealing a series of uncomfortable truths.

When Schwiebert found out she was actually 20 percent Eastern European, the incongruity led her to discover that her father was not really her father. A relative match on Ancestry.com eventually connected Schwiebert to her biological dad.

When Schwiebert confronted her mother and siblings about the truth, they disowned her.

“It was shattering,” said Schwiebert. “It was like a death.”

…continue reading ‘Is DNA testing telling us more than we want to know?’

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