Late last year, Justina Crawford decided to swab the inside of her mouth for a saliva sample to do a DNA test. Ms. Crawford, a 30-year-old working in Boston who is African-American, had never done a DNA test before because she worried about who would have access to her genetic information. “I want to know my roots,” she said, and purchased a kit from African Ancestry Inc., a DNA testing company.
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For Some African-Americans, Genetic Testing Reopens Past Wounds