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
The host of “It’s All Relative” discovers more dark family secrets while searching for answers to the disappearance of his missing loved one.
Episode 9: Dead To Me
The deaths of a baby girl and her mother shed light on America’s horrific “Baby Scoop Era.”
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.
Episode 7: The Woman With Six Parents
The incredible adoption story of Natasha Avery is unlike the journey of anyone else on the planet.
Episode 6: Christmas Murder Mystery
A young man’s DNA result holds the key to unlocking a 75-year-old Christmas murder mystery.
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.
So well done!
This show is so well written and presented. Such interesting stories about how DNA brings secrets to life and how it impacts those involved. I am an adoptee who found my birth family (including a full brother!) and am developing relationships with them. No one can understand this stuff unless you’ve been through it yourself. Thank you for sharing these stories!
Loved each episode of this wonderful podcast! You did a great job Samuel! Heard about this on Ryan Bailey’s podcast, so happy I learned of this, loved it!!
A Smorgasbord of Amazing Stories❣︎
The fluctuation of various emotions as someone with an unusual backstory; I absolutely appreciate all the stories shared in your enlightening podcast! There are so many people that could benefit from this wonderful sharing space. I really hope you continue this healing exploration of complex DNA findings.💛