Not Who I Thought I Was
It could be mind boggling to think you are African-American your whole life, just to find out through a DNA test that you are 70 percent white. Marion Cohen used Kin Finder, LLC to learn more about her heritage. She wasn’t trying to find answers to any specific questions. Like many, Cohen was just curious.
She was astonished to not only learn about her true self, but to find out that the man who she grew up with and always thought was her biological father was actually her stepfather. She learned that her biological father was white, but around the time she was born, interracial marriages were illegal in her home state of Virginia and her parents split.