The DNA Journey
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The DNA Journey

The DNA Journey: Deafening Silences

My cousin Octavio is a filmmaker. There are a number of reasons why even typing that sentence is a bit of a miracle. Up until a few years ago, Octavio knew almost nothing about his father, but he decided to embark on a mission to find his truth. DNA testing, researching and all that. And he turned his camera lens on himself to document the journey and his success, which led to an award-winning short film called SILENCES. Many of Octavio’s questions had to do with race and identity.

That’s not my issue.
But I understand quite well how not speaking can rip up your…

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