America is just one big family! That’s according to AncestryDNA’s study which shows interesting connections among the 318 million people in the United States.

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According to Ancestry DNA, the USA’s all “One Big American Family”. You may share more in common with the strangers around you than you think. Statically 1 in 5,000 Americans are actually your cousins.

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So, what does that mean?

With other 318 million people in the USA…

- You could bump into two relatives while snapping photos of the Statue of Liberty

- If you finished first in the Boston Marathon six cousins could follow you across the finish line

- You could see 39 relatives during a layover at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

- If you visited Disney World you could meet up to ten cousins on the rides

- You might be able to spot 16 cousins during a sold-out Cowboys game

See! So y’all are really one great big American family.

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* There are many paths to finding your family story. Whichever way you choose—tracing your family generations back with a family tree or uncovering your ethnicity with AncestryDNA—Ancestry be here to help you. For more visit

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