Man buys his family a DNA test and uncovers a past that nearly destroys Christmas

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DNA ancestry kits are everywhere these days, allowing people to retrace their heritage and discover things they don’t know about themselves.

But sometimes these tests can uncover skeletons in the closet. In the worst cases, these secrets can tear families apart.

This story, shared on Reddit, is an example of when DNA testing can go wrong.

Warning: contains language some might find offensive.

Thankfully, there was a happy ending for this family. But that didn't stop others from sharing similar stories.

Perhaps not the best choice for a gift this year…

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