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Friday, September 30, 2005

Man Finds Click-Talking Hadzabe in his Family Tree

From The Washington (D.C.) Post:

Swimming in the Gene Pool

Sunday, October 2, 2005; Page P04

WORTH A TRIP: "I woke up one morning last spring to find my life was a lie," Donovan Webster says in the October National Geographic Traveler. Despite his Anglo-Saxon name and a proper New England family tree, DNA testing revealed his roots went much further afield -- to "click-talking Hadzabe in Tanzania . . . Lebanese Arabs, tribal Uzbeks in Central Asia, and Basques in Spain."

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A photo gallery of Webster's travels to meet his distant cousins is available at the National Geographic Traveler website.

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