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From: "maurice sherman" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] Reply to DNA questions on Anne Hart's adoption
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 10:02:01 -0800
Thank you for the informative piece on Anne Hart (I assume this is not her
a real name). I have Harts in my line and wondered if we could be
connected) which was informative and well done.
> [Original Message]
> From: Annie, The WritingTeacher <>
> To: <>
> Date: 12/21/2003 9:28:43 AM
> Subject: [DNA] Reply to DNA questions on Anne Hart's adoption
> I'm Anne Hart's grandson, and to answer the emails about her adoption,
> public record, Anne Hart is the official name grandma uses to write her
> books. She's a Unitarian of Italian-American and Greek descent. She was
> raised by a wonderful, loving Jewish foster family for many years and
> books to honor them for their dedication to raising foster children who
> been orphaned during World War II. She has long thought about converting
> Judaism, but is currently still a member of the Unitarian church,
> she's written books on interviews with scientists studying Jewish DNA to
> how we are all linked and how scientific information is shared among
> geneticists, anthropologists, physicians, and other scientists so the
> general consumer will always know where to go to have public access to
> information in scientific journals. I'm always getting email on why she
> wrote books on Jewish DNA. The answer is to honor her adoptive and former
> foster family for teaching her that we are all linked to one another by
> DNA history. She also wrote books on other subjects, including studying
> own DNA and biological ancestry based in Civita, Agrigento, and Siena and
> Crete. When you're a foster child, you earn, all the more, to find a core
> identity and trace your DNA across the ages and geographic places.
> I would like the public to know something about my grandmother (I'm a
> college student). In spite of all odds of her having visual impairments
> also being progressively hearing impaired, she has been able to have
> wonderful communications with scientists and physicians, geneticists, and
> those working in DNA-driven genealogy, thanks to the technology of "Jaws"
> screenreader software, allowing visually impaired people to use a
> to write books with a Braille reader or audio.
> She writes about DNA for a variety of multi-cultural ethnic studies and
> loves to listen to audio books on DNA-driven anthropology, genetics, and
> archaeology. As a full-time volunteer in public service, grandma
> blankets for the homeless and devoted her daytime hours to serving the
> of seniors in need, ran book discussion groups for other seniors with
> impaired vision, and gave generously to charity of her time.
> When she was young, she acquired a masters degree in English with an
> anthropology minor, taking a lifelong interest in genetics and
> how the world was peopled and earned a community college teaching
> credential. So I'm writing this to respond to so many emails I receive
> my own email address is used at my address so I can read to her the Web
> sites and email). For four decades she has had the pleasure of mentoring
> novelists in writing genre novels that are meant to inspire scientists to
> share information with one another.
> Anyway, I thank all of you for the wonderful responses received this
> Christmas season, and I wish all of you a happy season of joy. Thanks
> to those who sent the seasonal cards with the DNA themes. Thanks for the
> beautiful art work.
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