Kendra Nichols is a news reporter for ABC27 news, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
She recently decided to go on a DNA journey, given the limited information she knew about her birth father who was not a part of her life growing up.
I sat down with Kendra the day she swabbed her cheek to talk about a DIY genetic test and to help her prepare for the journey.
Click here to see what Kendra learned about the process, and the risks to be aware of before you sign over your DNA.
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