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    Default Re: A Person Whose Parents Are of Different Races

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I think mixed is the most neutral term here. People ask me all the time if my daughter is a 'mix' and I just say 'yep.'
    You are rather more broad-minded than I. I think that if somebody asked me such a question I would be likely to respond with something like "What the **** do you mean?"

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    Default Re: A Person Whose Parents Are of Different Races

    It may not be our minds, but the environment. Toronto is very multi-racial and multicultural, and my African classmates during my last degree were in agreement they've never seen all of the world's races truly integrated the way they are here. I take the question as something like "do you think she looks more like you or her mother?" Yes, I find it a bit close to the bone, but no, I don't think it's off limits, as you can see what a person is in most cases.

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