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AncestryDNA Is Offering Kits for Just $39 for Mother's Day

Learn about your genetic history for a lot less with this impressive 61% discount at Amazon and Ancestry's own site.

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Discovering your genetic roots is easier than ever before, thanks to DNA test kits becoming widely available. Just in time for Mother's Day, Ancestry is offering a huge discount on its popular AncestryDNA Genetic test kit, with the basic kit on sale at Amazon and on Ancestry.com for just $39. At a dramatic 61% discount, it makes doing a DNA kit more affordable than ever with some of the historically lowest prices we've seen. 

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The AncestryDNA Genetic test kit is normally priced at $99, so you'll save $60 on the price. Plus, if you want to upgrade to the AncestryDNA Genetic and Traits kit, you can get that for just $49 on Amazon. It's the same price on Ancestry's site as well. The Traits kit allows you to do all of the same genetic tracing plus learn more about certain genetic traits like your dislike of cilantro or why you have freckles. This kit usually costs $119, so the savings of 59% -- or $70 dollars -- is pretty significant. 

No matter which of the Ancestry offerings you choose, you'll get two main features: detailed information about your family's origins, right down to the geographical regions involved, as well as DNA matches, which allow you to organize and connect with your DNA relatives as easily as possible.

While it's not clear how long this Amazon deal is up for grabs, it's always worth jumping on these offers quickly to avoid disappointment. This one is ready in honor of the moms out there and can make a great last-minute Mother's Day gift

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