These DNA tests we’re all taking can have absolutely astounding results. Those results can change our lives. The following teaser is from an article posted October 20, 2016 at the al.com website.
For years, veteran Bob Nore looked back at his experience in the Vietnam War as wasted time.
The North Dakota native and longtime Huntsville resident received the shock of his life this year when he discovered through DNA analysis that he unknowingly fathered a son with a young Vietnamese woman with whom he had a brief relationship in Saigon.
That child – now a working musician in Los Angeles – had been searching for his dad for years when Ancestry.com sent Nore the following message: We have found a very high probability of a father-son relationship between you and Son Vo.
Although Nore’s memory of Vo’s late mother is foggy, he knew the 45-year-old was his as he was born only six months after he left Vietnam. Nore, concerned Vo may not want a relationship with his biological father, waited for his son to reach out.
It was about two weeks later Vo sent Nore, 67, a message about the DNA match. A dialogue started and Nore’s feelings about the war began to change.
“Apparently, something good came out of it,” he said.