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[ ˈansɛstə], [ ˈansɛstə], [ ˈa_n_s_ɛ_s_t_ə]

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When we think of our ancestors, we probably think of people who are long gone, who left us behind in time. But in a way, our ancestors are with us always. By looking at their genes, we can glean things about their health, their diet, and even their ancestry. Ancestors are a part of our lives, and they contribute to who we are today.

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