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'It's not a fairytale': Why a woman remains torn about desire to meet her biological father

Julie Green's biological father was never in her life, leaving her with questions about the potential health risks contained in her own genetic history. So she got genetic testing done. Beyond discovering the information she was after, she tells Piya how the test has her thinking about the risks and benefits of going further... and reaching out to the father she's never known.

Toronto woman initially got testing done to discover more about her genetic history

For much of her life, Julie Green was curious about her biological father, who she had never met before. (Submitted by Julie Green)
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Julie Green's biological father was never in her life, leaving her with questions about the potential health risks contained in her own genetic history. So she got genetic testing done.

Beyond discovering the information she was after, she tells Piya how the test has her thinking about the risks and benefits of going further... and reaching out to the father she's never known.


This story appears in the Out in the Open episode, "Put to the Test".

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