You have all seen those Ancestry DNA advertisements haven’t you? Connect with relatives! Meet a distant cousin! Discover your ethnicity!
I found out a bit more than I expected. It rocked my whole world and my sense of who I am. It sent me on a search halfway across the country to the town where I was born to meet the family I didn’t know existed.
In doing so I found the written records of a man who participated in some the most significant events of the 20th Century, who died over sixty years ago and yet undeniably shares my DNA.