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From: Francisco Antonio Doria <>
Subject: Re: Adoption and Genealogy
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 08:35:35 -0000
1/25/00 9:38 AM remarked:
>Naturally, I'm always careful to tell
>everyone that such and such an ancestor is in either my "birth" or
>family tree, because I believe it's important to make that distinction. But
>I feel quite happy in claiming both sets of trees, and the experience of
>tracing as many of my ancestors as I can find, whether they're in my "birth"
>or "adoptive" lines, gives me a joyful connection to the rest of humanity.
>We are all truly related to each other if we go back far enough, anyway, and
>genealogy provides wonderful evidence of that.
Genealogy is social, not just biological. Therefore go on with your
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