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From: John Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V98 #156
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 03:49:52 -0800 (PST)

The family I know that makes keloids is named Duncan,
but the trait came from the mother who was half
Seminole Indian and half Swedish.

---cynthia wrote:
> <<He also has that other Celtic trait (according to
his doctor, only
> Celts and Africans have this trait) - that of
forming a lot of scar
> tissue - keloid tissue (??), when cut>>
> That's a new one for me. My mom has had a major
problem with keloid
> scars due to some surgery over the years. How do
you know its a Celtic
> (or African) trait only? I always thought my
Celtic roots were only
> through my father's side..this opens a whole new
ballgame for her side.
> :)

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