The DNA Journey
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The DNA Journey

The DNA Journey: My People, My Land

Time to resume the mission of connecting physically to how I came to be

It is time to set aside the distractions and focus in on the answers I seek.

In 2017, I declared it to be the Year of Being Present In Ancestral Spaces. In January, I visited Marianna Florida for the first time, the town that housed Sylvania Plantation, where members of my maternal family were enslaved. The state park where the historical marker is located was closed on the day I arrived, but that’s OK. I just needed to see and feel it. Ironically, the main industry there…

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