DNA search helps SL woman find long-lost brother

Maggie met her brother Patrick for the first time at Thanksgiving.

BY DOLORES CULLEN

DNA tests like ancestry.com will get you a report on your nationality, and in some cases, you might find a long lost family member.

That’s what happened to Storm Laker Maggie Martinez, a social worker at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.

Last summer she and her two sisters discovered a brother they never knew they had. At Thanksgiving they got to meet him for the first time.

It’s a thrilling story and Maggie beams when she tells it.

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