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My Favorite Places on Earth

October 4, 2011

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It’s pretty hard for me to out right hate a place. As Clifton Fadiman stated, “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” So while I may not like the food, or the public transportation or the critters running around, […]

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Out of Africa: My Genetic Journey Results

May 30, 2011

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At the beginning of the year, I donated my DNA samples to the National Geographic Genographic Project to learn more about my ancestry and the results are in… According to my National Geographic report, civilization’s story begins in Africa sometime between 150,000 and 170,000 years ago, with a woman whom anthropologists have nicknamed “Mitochondrial Eve.”  My […]

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