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Nicole Eley-Carr

My family traced their roots back to the Lissongo People of the Central African Republic through Genealogical DNA testing.

While traveling in Southern Chad (bordering C.A.R) I bumped into this little guy … who looked strikingly similar to a picture of my father as young boy. Come to find out… he’s Lissongo! My brother though through paternal African ancestral heritage. Such an incredible experience!