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The saying goes, “Mother knows best” but how well do we know our own mothers? According to a recent study by Ancestry, only about 1/3 of Americans know about their mother’s history but 80% of mothers want to share their stories! Ancestry DNA kits are a great way to spark conversations about our mother’s pasts. For more information about how you can learn more about your mom and her history, head to