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Random - this (adopted) Italian just found out she has an Irish grandmother!

By:

Dreamchaser
Freiceadan
GW2: Dreamchaser.1758

Posted On: 04/26/2012 at 02:50 PM

Just got my papers from the adoption agency.  I was adopted at 4 months old from Catholic Charities.  Turns out I was the result of a one night stand - father was still married to someone else.

Turns out my mother's mother was Irish.

For someone who was raised by an entirely Italian family (mother and father are second cousins, even), this feels... strange.

So yah!  I'm Dutch, German, and... ta daaaa! ...Irish!

Not sure where else I could have posted this even though it's only slightly relevant.  Just kind of weirding out with self-identification issues right now.  :P

I've also been known as: Giacinta -> Arieltalia -> Cedia -> Dreamchaser

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Foghladha
Ceannard na Arach
GW2: Foghladha.2506 ESO: @Foley

Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 03:29 PM

Musta been a pretty good night if you came out of it. We're all blessed because of that one night ;) Congratulations your Irish after all :D

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it’s the memories and friendships that you cherish forever."
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Reclis
Gaisgeach
GW2: Reclis.4705

Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 05:27 PM

Have a Guiness, Jameson, and stiff punch in the nose, then dance the night away! Welcome to the greatest holiday on earth!

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By:

Freddie
Gaisgeach
GW2: Freddie.4896

Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 05:58 PM

Congratulations! You have a nice set of ancestors and adoptive ancestors!

By:

Briseadh
Draoi na Cu
GW2: Briseadh.7386 ESO: @Briseadh

Replied On: 04/27/2012 at 08:20 AM

So here is how it works. You are very expressive talker including your hands, but you can throw a string of blarney a mile long. ;) ::chuckles:: Wait, that fits me too and as far as my mutt heritage goes, there is no Italian or Italian influence. Hehe!

Of course, you are the best part that came out of this and I'm sure by now you know who you are despite being adopted. =) And you fit in the Gaiscioch family just fine from what little I know.

Go for 'G' rated. I dare you! =D Your words carry far more weight and power than you will ever know. Never expect people to take them the same way either.

Don't mess with the Mama Bear or her cubs (aka this family). =D

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