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San Diego woman meets sister for first time thanks to DNA test

Posted at 9:30 AM, Sep 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-21 14:34:33-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A San Diego family just got bigger thanks to results from a recently taken DNA test.

Sita Brooke and her brother, Odie, met their sister Eva Knight for the first time Friday. Brooke's father, Jim, was also on hand to meet his daughter.

Brooke told 10News she purchased a DNA kit from for her parents last Christmas to learn more about her family's origins. Knight, from Arizona, had also taken a DNA test recently.

A parental match popped up for both of them.

Brooke's dad served for 33 years in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Trinidad at one point, where he met Knight's mother.

And the sister's have even more in common. Knight is also originally from San Diego before moving to Arizona.

The family members are now enjoying their newly discovered connections.