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Appearance can seem like it’s everything.
My father is from California; his parents are from Mexico and El Salvador. He has tan skin and dark hair and is bilingual in English and Spanish. My mom, though also from California, is a combination of Irish, Cuban, and Hungarian. She passed on her fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes to me. [excerpt]
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Moreno, Charlotte H., "A Difference of Appearance" (2014). SURGE. 254.