This site is not operated by AARP. When you leave AARPadvantages.com to go to a third party website their terms, conditions and policies apply.
Get the most out of AARP Member Advantages
Sign up with your e-mail id and:
Sign up with your e-mail id and receive:
You are leaving AARP Member Advantages and going to the website of a trusted provider.
The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to AARP Member Advantages
to learn more about other products, services and discounts.
Click Here To Continue
This site is funded by companies that make available AARP-approved products, services
and discounts for AARP members. It is not operated by AARP.
Texas native Ann Burrage wanted to find out if she had any Native American heritage. So she took an AncestryDNA test.
Her discovery was shocking: Ann and her sister Lynn had another sibling they never knew about – in England.
The story of their reunion is one of the most unlikely family reunions ever.
Take a look here.
The father of all three sisters was an American soldier during World War II. He returned home from overseas service, not realizing he had left a child behind.
Ann and Lynn were raised by a very loving father. Meanwhile their Englishborn half-sister Mandy had been adopted, never knowing much about her father’s side of the family.
By the time the sisters took their DNA tests and found each other, he had unfortunately passed away. But for the sisters Ann and Lynn, discovering their sister Mandy overseas was a reminder of dad.
“We’re just thrilled to find another little piece of him out there.”
And for Mandy, the discovery provided a deep connection to her father as well. In her words:
“I’ll never know my dad, but they’re the next best thing.”
Ann and Lynn thought they were flying to the UK to meet their sister Mandy. But British Airways had a big surprise for them! Watch the video here.
We may not all have long lost sisters across the Atlantic. But we do have family histories filled with stories we probably never imagined.
Seize the moment and take an AncestryDNA test. There’s no telling what you might discover. Sign up for Ancestry and enjoy a special AARP discount today.
May 15,2017 |Curiosity
June 19,2017 |Lifestyle
July 14,2017 |Lifestyle
Tell us your location and we'll show you deals & discounts in your area.