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From: "grandcross" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] re George Stephanopoulos
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:24:11 -0600
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> Actually I think he said that E1b1 or maybe even just E1b was very common
> in Greece.

Gates was relying on 23andme when he said about 20% of Greek men are
E1b1b1a2. Whether or not that's true is debatable, but, in fact, this is
indeed what 23andme says:

"Today, E1b1b1a2 is still found in the Balkans, with about 20% of Greeks and
24% of Albanians carrying this haplogroup. E1b1b1a2 is present at lower
levels in the surrounding Balkan Peninsula and in Anatolia"

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