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From: Greber <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA will introduce Family Finder
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 18:21:25 -0700
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My question is - Is this the test to use the unused vial for a
deceased relative on?
Just don't want to waste my last chance!
Patricia

On 18-Feb-10, at 7:22 AM, wrote:

>
> It's really good for those of us with deceased relatives with kits
> with an untouched vial at FTDNA. That includes the close relatives
> managing the kits and the cousins who don't know they are related
> who carry matching segments.
>
> Kirsten Saxe
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Vince Tilroe" <>
> To: "Mike" <>, Sent:
> Wednesday, February 17, 2010 7:52:49 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA will introduce Family Finder
>
> It appears to me that this will mainly offer the market a competing
> option against 23andMe's Ancestry Edition at a significantly lower
> price point, while providing access (and perhaps discounts) to other
> FTDNA products. There doesn't seem to be any particular cost advantage
> to those that are already customers of both FTDNA and 23andMe.
>
> It may be that this is also a reaction to autosomal study groups such
> as the Mennonite/Anabaptist Project currently underway at 23andMe -
> FTDNA already has administrative tools for group projects available,
> while 23andMe seems to be going nowhere fast.
>
> Vince T.
>
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