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

Saighdiuir de na Capall
Dreamchaser
Saighdiuir de na Capall
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

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Taoiseach de na Arach Glas
Foghladha
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Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 02:50 PM PDT
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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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Ridire de na Fhiaigh
Reclis
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Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 02:50 PM PDT

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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Ridire de na Iomproidh
Freddie
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Replied On: 04/26/2012 at 02:50 PM PDT

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

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Bandraoi de na Iolair Corcra
Briseadh
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Replied On: 04/27/2012 at 02:50 PM PDT

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.

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