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Hello all! I'm a writer of several non-fiction books (including 'The Year of Living Biblically' and 'Drop Dead Healthy.' My next book is about genealogy and tracing my roots. And for the finale of the book, I plan to throw the largest family reunion in history. You're invited! All seven billion members of the human family are welcome. Those who have a confirmed link to me will get a special bracelet and be part of the record-breaking family photo. I'm excited to use collaborative genealogy and Wikitree as part of this project. I've already gotten some great volunteers working on my tree -- so thank you for that.
For more information on me and my project, here is a New York Times article I wrote about it recently... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/opinion/sunday/are-you-my-cousin.html
And here's a link to my website page about it
Look forward to collaborating with everyone.
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AJ Jacobs's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with AJ or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: autosomal DNA test-takers will share significant DNA:
- Vox Article on AJ and the GFR Sep 12, 2014.
- Can anyone help find my connection to AJ Jacobs? I am certain I am a cousin! Sep 9, 2014.
- WikiTree, AJ Jacobs and Kitty Cooper mentioned in best of blogs this week ! Jun 23, 2014.
- Another Not a Question - AJ Jacobs in People Magazine Jun 22, 2014.
- How Crazy! I am 34 degrees of separation from AJ! WOW! May 23, 2014.
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