User Stories

Pure Gold: A First Cousin Match Helps Solve a 12 Year Mystery

MyHeritage user Marie Rundquist from Silver Spring, Maryland has always been interested in her family history. Inspired by her late grandmother, who had a true passion for genealogy, Marie delved into her roots but only felt that she had a complete picture of her...

 

Nancy Unlocks Her Mother’s Past Through MyHeritage DNA

At age 13, Nancy Bonno from La Verne, CA, found out that her mother was adopted. Nancy overheard her mother, Kathy, and her grandmother discussing Kathy’s birth certificate. When...

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Heartfelt Father’s Day Reunion Featured on the Today Show

When Sarah DeMars, 41, received her MyHeritage DNA results, she could not believe her eyes. After years of searching for her biological family and having received inaccurate information from...

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Dianne and Graham, Half-Siblings Reunite in New South Wales

Dianne (Di), 69, had been an avid genealogist since the age of 25. Back in October, Di had decided to take a MyHeritage DNA test along with her husband,...

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User Story: MyHeritage DNA Uncovers Ancestor’s Past

MyHeritage user Delbert Ritchhart from San Diego, California is an avid genealogist. Despite making multiple genealogy breakthroughs over the years, there was still a big open question when it...

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Two Sisters From Across the World Reunited Through MyHeritage DNA

As the leading genetic genealogy company in Europe, MyHeritage has emerged as the best service for getting DNA matches from around the world. It is no stretch to say...

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A 50-Year Search Wins an Emmy: Mother, daughter reunite

MyHeritage is all about family. That’s what we do. Whether it’s making it possible for our global members to research their family trees, or to learn more about themselves...

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‘Aida’s Secrets’ Available on iTunes and Amazon

“Aida’s Secrets” is a touching documentary that tells the true story of two brothers separated as young children in post-World War II Europe. They hadn’t seen one another in...

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Half-Siblings Find Each Other After Years of Searching Thanks to a MyHeritage Match

Norwegian user Gunvald Magne, 62, was born in Bergen. At the time, his biological father was married to another woman, and left Gunvald’s mother to raise him as a...

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Christmas Surprise: Finding a long-lost brother

In honor of the holidays, we share an incredible story about MyHeritage user Roswitha, of Germany. She received a life-changing message on MyHeritage from her brother on Christmas. She...

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Good Morning America Features MyHeritage DNA Reunion Live on Air!

We’re very happy to share this emotional and exciting reunion between a daughter and her birth mother who met for the first time today live on Good Morning America,...

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After 70 Years of Searching, I Found My Grandpa’s Brother

As the newest addition to the MyHeritage Marketing team, I want to introduce myself through my personal story of a family discovery that changed my life forever. One year...

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DNA Solves a Mystery and Connects a Family

Susie W., aged 39, has been using MyHeritage since December 2015. She grew up with her mother in Papua New Guinea. She is now married with six children. Growing...

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