Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014
The DNA Spectrum Ancestry Map provides customers will a clear and concise visual representation of history, migration, and culture.
Throughout his childhood years, Mr. Novak was always regaled by family history stories stemming from Europe. His father passionately referred to the historic location as the "old country." Pictures and 8mm home movies painted an elaborate picture of an unknown and undiscovered side of the family, and Steve ordered a test from DNA Spectrum to expand upon the knowledge of his ancestry and to visually represent his geographical roots for family and friends.
Mr. Novak felt different as an American, born in the United States, of two American parents, with completely different backgrounds. Mr. Novak's mother was predominantly of German and French descent, while his father was born of two Yugoslavian parents from the Dalmatian coast of what is now Croatia.
Mr. Novak was always intrigued by the Croatian side of the family. His older relatives could speak a language that had not passed on to him, and he reveled in the jokes that they found funny and the traditions that they painstakingly passed down. Of course, even more importantly, he had researched the hardships they had endured. They talked of politics and religion outside of democracy, which he had never experienced. Steve understood an occasional word of the Slav dialect here
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