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From: "LJCrain" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Getting participants to join and then follow through
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 20:22:23 -0600
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Penny; This is excellent advice. This way you know the right person was
tested, you know the test was done correctly and best of all you know the
kit was returned!

Janet Crain



----- Original Message -----
From: "Penny Ferguson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2003 6:25 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Getting participants to join and then follow through


> The best touch I know is to use a personal way to gather dna from people.
> I met a gentleman the other night with some friends. He had traveled from
> out west to come and gather some dna samples here. He had the kits with
> him, and was going to go visit the people he wanted tested. He has never
> failed to gather the samples he wants that I know of. If you can't
travel
> and do this, maybe finding someone you can trust in the area to do it for
> you would create a higher success rate at gathering these samples.
Also,
> this gentleman knows for sure that it is the dna he wanted. I heard of
> someone who happened to think it would be so very funny to test the next
> door neighbor and say it was his, and send it back.
> My brother told me he swabbed his dogs mouth and sent it in. :) However
I
> don't think it would have come back R1b if he had.
> Penny Ferguson
>
> ______________________________



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