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A pair of 68-year-old Canadian men who found out through a home DNA test that they had been switched at birth and been raised by each other’s biological families have finally received a formal apology.

Richard Beauvais, from Sechelt, British Columbia, grew up believing he was indigenous with some French heritage, facing foster care and discrimination for his presumed ethnicity, but a home DNA test in 2020 revealed he was actually a mix of Ukrainian, Polish and Ashkenazi Jewish.

In 2022, a woman named Evelyn Stocki, 1,500 miles away in Winnipeg, Manitoba took a similar test and discovered that Beauvais was her biological brother.

She then realized that Beauvais and her brother Eddy Ambrose were born on the same day in 1955 in Manitoba, in the same hospital, leading to the discovery of the switch. 

Beauvais and Ambrose eventually connected and bonded over their shared twist of fate as they …

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