I hit enter and watched the little leaves pop onto my screen.
I did the DNA testing to learn about my ancestry. Just out of curiosity, really. Now I was staring at several names – not-that-distant relatives – that I had never heard of.
The next day, grandma held the printout in her weathered hands. A scowl crossed her face as she scanned the names. I waited eagerly to hear the stories that I could see dancing through her mind.
“Ah, yes,” she muttered. “That’s Beulah and her kin.”
“And…?” I prodded.
“Sometimes the family tree just needs some pruning,” she spat.
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Happy weekend! This is written for the weekly flash fiction challenge, Friday Fictioneers. Check out the other 100-word gems of flash fiction here. Many thanks to our lovely host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.