36 episodes

Did you do your DNA test to find out if you’re Irish? If you are like the host, Edward Looney, that’s why he spit in a tube and sent it off to the lab. He ended up finding family he never knew he had. This is a podcast about people who discovered family– parents, brothers, cousins. Listen for heart warming and tear jerking stories about DNA Discoveries that have changed lives.

DNA Discoveries Edward Looney

    • Society & Culture
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Did you do your DNA test to find out if you’re Irish? If you are like the host, Edward Looney, that’s why he spit in a tube and sent it off to the lab. He ended up finding family he never knew he had. This is a podcast about people who discovered family– parents, brothers, cousins. Listen for heart warming and tear jerking stories about DNA Discoveries that have changed lives.

    Episode 34: Karen Kingsbury's Novel, Now Turned Movie, Tells the Story of Unexpectedly Finding Family

    Episode 34: Karen Kingsbury's Novel, Now Turned Movie, Tells the Story of Unexpectedly Finding Family

    Christian novel writer, Karen Kingsbury has adapted her novel to a feature film, "Someone Like You." It is a story of embryo adoption and how one of the characters finds out the info about her adoption, how she receives it, and how she processes it. It's a story of finding family on the big screen, and it's' in theaters beginning April 2. Check your local listings.

    • 13 min
    Episode 33: Lisa Was a Super Sleuth and Found An Uncle

    Episode 33: Lisa Was a Super Sleuth and Found An Uncle

    In this episode, Lisa shares her story of how she came to know about a new family member, and how she went about searching and finding information. She figured it out and has been in touch with the new found family and was able to confirm all the facts surrounding the story.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Episode 32: Bryan and Sandra Share How, As a Couple, They Welcomed and Accepted Bryan's Daughter

    Episode 32: Bryan and Sandra Share How, As a Couple, They Welcomed and Accepted Bryan's Daughter

    Bryan and Sandra enjoyed watching tv shows about finding family. Little did they know that one day they would have a story to tell. In a joint conversation, they together share the story of Bryan finding out he had a daughter from his younger days and how as a husband and wife they accepted her into their family. Get ready for a beautiful and inspiring story!


    Share your story by emailing dnadiscoveriespodcast@gmail.com or visiting https://dnadiscoveries.fireside.fm/contact


    Follow the podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DNADiscoveriesPod/

    • 41 min
    Episode 31: Barbara Lane's Quest to Find Her Long Lost Sisters Separated in Childhood after Abandonment

    Episode 31: Barbara Lane's Quest to Find Her Long Lost Sisters Separated in Childhood after Abandonment

    Barbara has a story that you won't believe. Her mother abandoned her and her sibling in their house. Child services became involved, and several of the children were separated from each other. In her memoir "Broken Water" she shares how she searched for her ten sisters and in this episode she shares many details of her life story. It's a story of finding family!


    Buy her book: https://www.amazon.com/Broken-Water-Extraordinary-True-Story/dp/B0BYVFQTCR/
    Share your story by emailing dnadiscoveriespodcast@gmail.com or visiting https://dnadiscoveries.fireside.fm/contact


    Follow the podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DNADiscoveriesPod/

    • 46 min
    Episode 30: Robert Found a Nephew...Or Did He?

    Episode 30: Robert Found a Nephew...Or Did He?

    I've known Robert for years since I worked in his community. He reached out on Facebook to tell me he had his own DNA Discovery and would be happy to share it on the podcast. He shares about his adoption and how he happened upon his nephew. Or did he?


    Today's episode is sponosred by Magic Mind: https://magicmind.com/dnadisco


    Share your story by emailing dnadiscoveriespodcast@gmail.com or visiting https://dnadiscoveries.fireside.fm/contact


    Follow the podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DNADiscoveriesPod/

    • 36 min
    Episode 29: Robin Schepper Found Her Way and the Identity of Her Bio Dad

    Episode 29: Robin Schepper Found Her Way and the Identity of Her Bio Dad

    Robin Schepper grew up not knowing who her biological father was, though her mother wanted her to lie and tell people her step-father was. Different names circulated as to who her brith father was, from the name of the birth certificate to another name suggested by her grandmother. Robin shares her story of identifying her biological father on this episode of DNA Discoveries.


    Buy her book: https://www.amazon.com/Finding-My-Way-Identity-Political/dp/195485496X
    Visit her website: https://robinfschepperauthor.com/


    Share your story by emailing dnadiscoveriespodcast@gmail.com or visiting https://dnadiscoveries.fireside.fm/contact


    Follow the podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DNADiscoveriesPod/

    • 44 min

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