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Article Reveals Jimmy and Warren Are Not Related

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<table><tr><td>Image</td><td>An article in <b>Fortune Magazine</b> (the June 11th, 2007 issue) reveals the truth: "The Buffett mystery - Are Jimmy and Warren related?" And how did Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife get involved? Fortune's Matthew Boyle reports on the resolution of a mystery"</td></tr></table>
<em>About two months ago Warren and Jimmy submitted DNA to 23andMe. (Warren "just kept spitting into a little receptacle, and then we FedExed it. Not very elegant," says his assistant. Jimmy did the same.)

As it turns out, Jimmy and Warren do have common ancestors, but you have to go back more than 10,000 years to find them. That's before surnames, folks. "Bottom line: We're not related," Warren wrote to his sister Doris, the family genealogist, who opened this whole can of worms many years ago. </em>
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Post by conched »

Fun reading that...thanks, Q&S! :)

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Post by jonesbeach10 »

Cool, even if they aren't actually related. :D

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That's disappointing... they can still be friends, right?

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Post by SchoolGirlHeart »

sometimes life is more interesting and mysterious when you don't have all the information! :lol:

cool article, and great pic of "role reversal"
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Post by Staredge »

BUT.................if someone in the line somewhere was adopted, wouldn't that break the DNA chain but not the family line?????? :o

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Image I want to buy that issue just for the picture. That's funny!
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pleiades03 wrote:Image I want to buy that issue just for the picture. That's funny!
I have the issue at home, but haven't looked at it yet. I'll see if I can scan the picture.
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Post by Caribbean Soul »

pleiades03 wrote:Image I want to buy that issue just for the picture. That's funny!
Save your money!! That is from a much older Fortune magazine, not the one with the current artcile. :wink:
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Post by Martyritaville »

Caribbean Soul wrote:
pleiades03 wrote:Image I want to buy that issue just for the picture. That's funny!
Save your money!! That is from a much older Fortune magazine, not the one with the current artcile. :wink:
Wow, I was gonna dash out and look for it at lunch time - thanx for saving me the trip, CS! :D
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Staredge wrote:BUT.................if someone in the line somewhere was adopted, wouldn't that break the DNA chain but not the family line?????? :o

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I thought everybody already knew this? Old news.
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