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DNA Tests Show Incest Is Less Rare Than Scientists Believed

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Studies show that incest is much more common than we think, proving online DNA tests can have awful consequences.
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An article published by The Atlantic reveals that incest is far more common than researches once believed. While one 1975 psychiatric textbook estimated the prevalence of incest to be one in a million, this has...
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Stop looking at ya.
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Prima's like that. She's family man.
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Stop DM me, stop forwarding her pictures to your boys.
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That's your little cousin.
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The latest data suggests that incest occurs in about what in one
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in 7000 people in the United Kingdom,
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one genetic genealogist says she knows over 1000 cases,
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guys, over 1000 cases of incest.
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These people were born to parents who are first degree relatives.
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So, like a brother and sister or parent and child.
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And contrary to popular belief,
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many are born healthy.
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So a lot of these cases I think,
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you know, there has to have been some form of
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sexual abuse. So,
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yeah, it's family tree is short as hell.
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Just one branch. Yeah.
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Like mom, dad,
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brothers and sisters. That's my grandma and dad and grandma.
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Yeah. And I have a few cases in my family too
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Some people have found out the truth after doing
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ancestor DNA and 23 and me tests which connect you to your
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biological parents. So,
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imagine doing that,
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like with your partner and being like,
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oh shit, we're primos,
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oh my God. Like the telenovelas.
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but it's crazy because even in my family,
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I mean, it's not like,
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like brother and sister or nothing like that.
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But it's, it's like primos,
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you know, and it's like,
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like primas and primos and,
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you know, they've got married and,
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and it's like, so it could,
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it's either our second primos.
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There was one case,
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there was one case where they were first.
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That's was the baby born with the tail.
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No, they were good,
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they were good. But it,
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I mean it happens especially in the Latino family is like next
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story guys.