I adopted two girls from China!

Anonymous.
Omaha, NE

“Excuse me, what’s your nationality?”
“I’m from the U.S.”
“No,” he chuckled, “like, where are you originally from?”
“I was born and raised in the U.S.”
“You know what I mean!”
“You’re talking about ethnicity…” I offered.
“Yeah, whatever. Like, where are you really from?”
“I’m Chinese.”
“That’s what I thought!” I was looking at you and wondering if you were mixed or something.”
Silence.
“I adopted two girls from China!”
“Good for you.”
(Questions to not accost strangers with at the gym)

 

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