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From: "Wanda Gibson" <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Re: To tell or not?
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 16:56:08 -0500
Nancy, I handled it just about the same way. When I told my sisters one of
them started to giggle the other laughed out loud(ROFL) when I ask what was
so funny she said she figured that out a long time ago. Wanda G.
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Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 12:26 PM
Subject: [Melungeon] Re: To tell or not?
> HI Guys!
> I think each family is different and this is a difficult thing to have to
> deal with. In my case I told some of my family and not others. A couple of
> the ones that I told were not pleased, but they didn't shun me for telling
> them. In some of the families, I told the cousins and let them decide
> or not to tell their parents. I was not pushy about it, and for a couple
> the SC/GA cousins, I prefaced it with "I think I have found some
> indicating that there just possibly might be black ancestry in our family.
> How do you feel about this?" If the answer was positive I went on with
> story and if not, I simply said, "Well, if you want to know more about
> just let me know, otherwise I won't bother you with it."
> So far the family has not fractured. We do the best we can and hope for
> best and that is all that can be asked of anyone.
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