When Mary was a young girl, she had always heard that her father had been a courageous soldier who had lost his life in the Vietnam War. This tale had been part of her upbringing her entire life, and it had served as both an inspiration and a source of pride. Yet Mary chose to have a DNA test when she turned 70 in order to find out more about her ancestry. She has always been interested in learning more about her biological family and searching for long-lost relatives.
A Surprising Outcome
Mary was ready for a few surprises here and there, but she was not at all ready for this revelation! Instead of a deception that completely altered her plans, she had anticipated learning more about potential nieces and nephews.