In this week's Roundup: A town for sale (with the tempting name of Story), a perfectly preserved baby boot from the 14th century, using genetic genealogy to catch criminals, a mother-daughter reunion after 82 years apart, and more.
Did you know that there's such a thing as a genetic counselor these days? Unexpected results from a DNA test can bring up all sorts of feelings, complicated and otherwise. Would the possibility of a surprise make you hold back from doing a DNA test?
What would your feelings be if an agency sought to force the sale of your childhood home – site of both happy and tragic memories – via eminent domain? Read one man's story of such a situation – along with lots of other tidbits – in this week's Roundup.
Can you imagine what it would be like to know nothing of your family history and how you would feel if you got to speak to your birth mother after a search that lasted more than sixty years? Read one woman's account of just this situation – plus explore many more goodies, including news of a soldier lost in the Korean War accounted for – in this week's Roundup.
Ever wondered why no reward is seemingly too low for some cybercriminals to target? In the case of DNA test kits mailed to random strangers, the prize hackers had their eyes on were ten-dollar gift cards. Get the full story on this – and more – in this week's Roundup!
In this week's Roundup: The kind of surprises you might encounter when you DNA test, a fun toy alert, and the funeral announcement for a U.S. serviceman accounted for from the Korean War.
In this week's Roundup: A fun toy alert, a soldier lost in the Vietnam War to be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Warhol photography archives to be made publicly available, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A news story about the DPAA's work to find and identify U.S. service members from conflicts dating to World War II (and even occasionally World War I); plus two soldiers–one who gave his life in the Korean War and the other in World War II–whose remains have been recently identified.