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From: "Randy" <>
Subject: Re: [MELUNGEON] racial origins vs. geographic origins
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:02:14 -0400
That's my point. Just as describing Katy as an American gives no clue as to
her race, describing Lewis Collins as Portuguese gives no clue as to his
Randy, People don't identify themselves by "race," let alone by haplotype,
but also nations, culture, geographical areas, neighborhoods and families.
If you ask a Causasian person what they are, they'll tell you Spanish,
Scottish, Norwegian. An Oriental person could be Korean, Chinese or Thai.
Racially I am more than one race with ancestors from more than one nation
and culturally I am an American. America, like most other nations, has more
than one race of people.
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