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Comment: I am of German descent.

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I am of German descent.

In the early 60's, I arrived on planet earth. I have never been to Germany, the only living relative who had been was the Uncle who went there in WW2 to fight for the Allies. I really did not even know much about WW2, Viet Nam was going on and was a more pertinent topic, and I was a kid.
I know that people used to think I was Scandinavian, and I did not know why, but I always went along with it, I somehow knew not to say my heritage was German. I honestly have no idea how or why I learned to be ashamed to have German ancestry, but I sure learned young. It makes me wonder what we are teaching our children now, without even realizing it.

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