The following article, written by Gisele Grayson, appears on The Washington Post.
My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren’t My Genes Italian?
Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You’ve sent off your awkwardly collected saliva sample, and you’re awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic “switched at birth” kind, but results that are really different from what you expected.