What research dreams are made of ... discovering you're distant cousins with a professional genealogist. Even more exciting when two professional genealogists find out they are connected with one another. Prominent researcher Nicka Smith, and Ancestry's own, Crista Cowan made this very discovery with the help of AncestryDNA. Tune in below to learn how they made the match and the work they're doing to determine which ancestor they share in common. Learn about Nicka's African American research and connect with her on her blog, Who is Nicka Smith', and on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have an Ancestry success story you'd like to share with us' Visit Ancestry.com/stories and your story may be featured in a future blog post.