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As a genealogy hobbyist I've known about the move to link DNA/genetics and ancestry for a long time, hence my interest in this book. Some segments were interesting, particularly those covering Native Americans, but I felt
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Orhan Pamuk
“Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.”
Orhan Pamuk, Snow

Garrison Keillor
“My own life would make a pretty dull story, I think, and I envy him as I drive to work on a cold Minnesota morning across the Mississippi River with its coal barges still struggling upstream like so many of us nowadays.”
Garrison Keillor

Edna St. Vincent Millay
“Life must go on; I forget just why.”
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Milan Kundera
“How could she feel nostalgia when he was right in front of her? How can you suffer from the absence of a person who is present?

You can suffer nostalgia in the presence of the beloved if you glimpse a future where the beloved is no more”
Milan Kundera, Identity

Ernest Hemingway
“You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.”
Ernest Hemingway

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