As she walks down a wooded path, junior Zakyra Fox-Holland pauses briefly after reflecting on learning about a different side of her family tree. Fox-Holland learned of the family members following her mother taking a DNA test. “It was reassuring to know that there was a bunch of new people that shared the same DNA as me,” Fox-Holland said. “They were strangers but were still connected to me in a different type of way.” Photo by Hayden Sisemore.
Zakyra Fox-Holland learns of family members she had never met
When Zakyra Fox-Holland returned home from school one May afternoon, she did not expect to learn about more than a dozen family members she never knew existed. Fox-Holland was surprised, yet happy to hear of the discovery.
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