Looking for one's Slovak roots

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Looking for one's Slovak roots

08. 08. 2019 16:09

According to the MIT Technology Review, more than 26 million consumers had added their DNA to four leading commercial ancestry and health databases. That is more than in all previous years combined. Such services are popular first and foremost in the United States, where people are of different national and ethnic backgrounds. Many of them also have their ancestors in Slovakia and are looking for a way to find out more about them. Zuzana Botiková has joined a group of American expats in search of their roots and relatives in Eastern Slovakia.

Looking for Slovak roots
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do textu 3.jpgFor the past 18 years, a group of Americans with Slovak heritage have been coming „home". Vierka Marecová is has helped quite few with their search for the long lost family relatives.

Zuzana Botiková, Photo: Zuzana Botiková/Tony Lonardo

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