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  • Oh my,knocking on a strangers door.....

    It might be too early to get so excited, but I just posted an exact match. She lists an area not far from Finland. My hands have gone cold, and my heart is racing. I hope she answers. Maybe more tests are now in the near future.

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    behind the redwood curtain??

    Mari, regarding your location, are you anywhere near Eureka. I was born there and raised in Arcata.

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      Jp

      As a matter of fact....yes.

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        Originally posted by mari View Post
        It might be too early to get so excited, but I just posted an exact match. She lists an area not far from Finland. My hands have gone cold, and my heart is racing. I hope she answers. Maybe more tests are now in the near future.
        You mean a twin?! Tell me more!

        Judy
        NY born (1956) Adoptee

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          lol........

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            "Exact Match"

            Originally posted by mari View Post
            lol........
            Mari, OK, sorry if I missed something explained in an earleir thread but what do you mean by "exact match"? Do you mean a mtDNA FMS match? If that is the case then don't get too excited. I had one of those, and the common ancestor can still be as much as 16 generations back. That person and I then did the Family Finder test, and we didn't come up on each others list of "cousins" at all. I was disappointed.

            Family Finder will only pich up 50% of your 4th cousins, and 2% of your 5th cousins, so I guess that means that my FMS match and I could be as close as 4th or 5th cousins but it didn't get detected by FF.

            Judy
            NY adoptee
            Last edited by nolnacsj; 17 September 2010, 02:48 PM.

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