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My Biracial Children Are Noticing We’re Not All the Same Color

And it’s becoming an issue

Illustration: Loveis Wise

WWhen I was pregnant with my first daughter, I gritted my teeth through many conversations where people guessed what my baby would look like. Mind you, they weren’t curious about whose nose she would get or what shape her eyes would be. They were trying to guess the color of her skin.




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