Thursday, February 10, 2011

Hidden Heritage: A Mixed Blessing

KRQE Reports:  When DNA testing confirms a hidden Crypto-Jewish heritage, it also exposes an increased risk of certain types of cancer. KRQE's Tim Maestas reported in July 2009:
More and more Hispanics in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado are uncovering a secret Jewish ancestry, and a hidden health risk that sometimes comes with it.
"Nothing survives but a name, a blood line, and curiously enough a tendency to contract certain auto-immune diseases," said University of New Mexico adjunct professor Stanley Hordes - author of the book "To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico".

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