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Swabbed & Found

An Adopted Man's DNA Journey to Discover His Family Tree

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Frank Billingsley
Hardcover
B&W

Swabbed & Found is the fascinating story of how he combined cutting-edge DNA tests and genealogical programs in combination with his investigative skills to put the pieces of his family tree in order. Along the way he discovered that people are not always who they seem, or even who they think they are. Each time he thought he had come to a dead end, he found himself helped by a new friend or a newly discovered relative, until finally, he was able to find the family he had wondered about for his whole life.

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About the Author

Frank Billingsley has been a favorite Houston, Texas, television weatherman for almost 30 years, serving as chief meteorologist for KPRC Channel 2 (NBC) since 1995. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1960, Billingsley was adopted and raised in Mountain Brook, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Washington and Lee University and a certificate of broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State. He began his TV career in 1982 as a meteorologist in Virginia, then moved to Mississippi, and eventually Texas. Billingsley lives in Houston with his husband, Kevin Gilliard, an HR specialist for CompuCom Systems, Inc. They have raised one son, Morgan, who helps run the family fitness club, Quality Life Fitness. Swabbed & Found is his first book.