Daddy who? Local woman's accidental DNA analysis is surprise
July 10, 2019
Of The New Era
Sweet Home resident Anita Collins was living a settled life in retirement a year and a half ago when she decided to buy a gift for her husband Bob: an Ancestry.com DNA analysis kit.
Things went awry quickly.
“I’m not very technical,” Collins said. “I didn’t notice that the website had a checkbox for ‘gift.’”
When the kit arrived, it had her name on it, not her husband’s. When she complained, the company said it was too late to change it. She was stuck with it.
“I wasn’t interested in my DNA,” Collins said. “I thought I was what I was – half Ita...