Richland Library Discusses Impact of Home DNA Testing with Award-Winning Journalist

Libby CopelandAn award-winning journalist is detailing the impact of home DNA testing, a popular gift during the holiday season. Join Richland Library for Meet the Author: Libby Copeland from 3 - 4 p.m., Sunday, December 6. Please register at or by calling 803-799-9084 to attend this online program, which is free and open to the public.

During this moderated, virtual discussion, Copeland examines her latest book, "The Lost Family." She covers the phenomenon of home DNA testing, its implications for how we think about family and ourselves, and its ramifications for American culture broadly.

A staff reporter and editor for The Washington Post for over a decade, Copeland now writes from New York for publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and more.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

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