“…NO, where are you FROM?” HERE!!

Photo1185Imelda Hinojosa,
Manhattan Beach, CA.

9 Generations, descendants who served in the Civil War, Spanish/American, WW1, WW2, Korea, VietNam and Nephews Currently Serving in the US Military, and I am daily asked WHERE I am from (here) followed by “No, where are your parents from??” HERE. “Oh, then your Grandparents??” HERE!!! I am BROWN and I am, believe it or not, ALL AMERICAN! And I Do NOT SPEAK SPANISH! Do you speak German? Gaelic? Let’s hear your Norwegian, eh Buddy?

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  • barry irving

    …this is the embattled issue that people have to face every day. obviously if you go back far enough there will be some sort of diaspora identification. You are not making that connection so it seems that you are speaking in principle based on your current family history. Genetics don’t lie!

 

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