11 episodes

Listen in as families try to solve their mystery DNA and put their lives back together after a simple swab of the cheek robs them of everything they thought was true. Inspired by three astonishing DNA results in his own life, Emmy-winning journalist and author Samuel Burke delves into the unexpected and sometimes dark side of at-home DNA testing.

Suddenly Family - DNA Discoveries with Samuel Burke CNN Philippines

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 125 Ratings

Listen in as families try to solve their mystery DNA and put their lives back together after a simple swab of the cheek robs them of everything they thought was true. Inspired by three astonishing DNA results in his own life, Emmy-winning journalist and author Samuel Burke delves into the unexpected and sometimes dark side of at-home DNA testing.

    Episode 10: My Dead Cousin

    Episode 10: My Dead Cousin

    The host of “It’s All Relative” discovers more dark family secrets while searching for answers to the disappearance of his missing loved one.

    • 22 min
    Episode 9: Dead To Me

    Episode 9: Dead To Me

    The deaths of a baby girl and her mother shed light on America’s horrific “Baby Scoop Era.”

    • 22 min
    Episode 8: Can Sisters Weather A DNA Storm?

    Episode 8: Can Sisters Weather A DNA Storm?

    A shocking genealogy result engulfs the relationship of two sisters standing on the edge of the DNA abyss.

    • 31 min
    Episode 7: The Woman With Six Parents

    Episode 7: The Woman With Six Parents

    The incredible adoption story of Natasha Avery is unlike the journey of anyone else on the planet.

    • 24 min
    Episode 6: Christmas Murder Mystery

    Episode 6: Christmas Murder Mystery

    A young man’s DNA result holds the key to unlocking a 75-year-old Christmas murder mystery.

    • 26 min
    Episode 5: A Deceased Man's DNA Account

    Episode 5: A Deceased Man's DNA Account

    A DNA result from beyond the grave holds the secret of a lifetime for two women who’ve never met.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

shellsdbn ,

Unbelievable hooked

I can’t remember how long I’ve been doing my ancestry , it’s more off than on , which is how I stumbled on your podcast and honestly cannot stop ! I’m hooked
I used to watch Lost families on TV ,until it stopped , so this really fills the gap when you really donot have any answers to these crazy questions.
It makes those of us out there in similar situations believe we are still worth it , no matter the circumstances .

Judi Rose ,

My New Favorite Podcast

I finished the last episode today and really hope there will be another season!

zazzle12 ,

New favorite podcast

This podcast is so interesting and well done ! Samuel does an amazing job telling the stories of the families.

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