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Day: March 3, 2021

Cultural history

Carvel Curve

NUGGET #49 Carvel Curve: Local police slang for curve in Route 7 north of Route 35, scene of many accidents; so called because old Carvel Ice Cream stand, 1960s until

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Webinar: The Cultural Phenomenon of Home DNA Testing presented by author Libby Copeland

This webinar recording explores the extraordinary cultural phenomenon of home DNA testing, implications for how we think about family and ourselves, and its ramifications for American culture broadly. It draws on Libby Copeland’s years of research for her new book The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are (Abrams, 2020), which The Wall Street Journal calls “a fascinating account of lives dramatically affected by genetic sleuthing.”

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