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Old 09-16-2010, 10:33 AM   #4
BigHairLala
 
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I only get it from others who are mixed. Or rather, they make a point of asking my background, not assuming that I am mixed.

Most folks see me as Italian, which I am,partly. I've got some stereotypical, darker Italian features/coloring. But, surprise, my Italian relatives are fair with lighter eyes. Joke's on people who make assumptions.

I am Italian, Scottish, Russian, Slovenian and drum roll please, Jamaican. Folks who ask my background are usually of some mixed background themselves. N. Africans ask me often too. Algerian, Moroccan, Egyptian.

I just answer the question and explain my background. I often enjoy surprising people.
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