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St Helena Genetic Study Finds Transatlantic Slave Trade Survivors Hailed From Angola, Gabon


NEW YORK – An international team has turned to ancient DNA profiling to understand the origins of "liberated" Africans buried on the remote tropical island of St. Helena in the British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic, a site linked to the suppression of the transatlantic slave trade. The findings appeared in the American Journal of Human Genetics on Thursday.

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