March 6, 2009
-- Gary Lewis Says, "Suzan Lewis is my Sister, and I've known it all along." That was the legendary rock 'n' roll singers' reaction to the results of his DNA test as reported on national television. While the son of entertainer, Jerry Lewis stood next to his half sister, Suzan on the TV show, Inside Edition, he was visibly moved when the results were announced. Of the 22 DNA markers tested, 17 of Gary's and Suzan Lewis' markers were perfectly matched. The most convincing news is that one of those matches involves a rare DNA marker, or "allele," that is found in only 4.1 percent of the Caucasian population. Ryan Quintal, director of the New York City office of Boston Paternity explains, "The probability of both Gary Lewis and Suzan Lewis possessing that allele is LESS than one half of one percent.