Thanks to Dick Eastman and his online newsletter for pointing this one out. If you think you could benefit from a short review of how your DNA is composed of the DNA from your ancestors, and subsequently this link is for you. The best part about the review, is that it uses graphics to explain the process. If you are like me, pictures help when it comes to this subject.
You can watch the video from the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation on your computer by going to http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/autosomal.jspx.