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I Am Creole

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    I'm Up In Here Too! Criolla Or Crayola? Please? I Am From L.a. You Know?

    Can't I be counted? I earned being called North African and Black Indian and my dad gave me a New Orleans Saints sticker. I can be counted right? Just rhetorical, don't answer. OKAY so I can be counted. Sheesh.
    Yewah85 Yewah85 31-35, F Jul 29, 2012

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    French Creole Huh?

    Well all my life people have been asking that question..."What are you"? I always said I'm black but I never felt that was entirely true so I finally got up enough guts to ask my daddy today on fathers day lol. Daddy what are we? He said French Creole from his dads side and added...
    Twytwy Twytwy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Yes I Am

    Very am very much Creole and proud of it. Creole from both sides of my family. I guess you can say that I am full Creole. I come from a New Orleans background. One thing I love most about being Creole is the food. I am craving some New Orleans food right now. I can't remember the...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    My Story?

    It took me years to figure out who I am, where my parents came from, why do my family has many different shades of color, and why we are different from a countryside family? My great grandfathers on my mother side where both consider creole, lived and raised in Louisiana: New...
    LafayetteFrancis LafayetteFrancis 16-17, M Jul 21, 2013

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    I Love To Cook Creole Food

    I was born, and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Both my parents were too, and there parents. I am a survivor of hurricane Katrina. I was relocated to Houston, Texas which i love, and adore. Texas has been good to my family. It's been 7 years, and i have settled in well here...
    chontell chontell 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I Am A 14 Year Old Creole Male And Am Proud Of It!!

    I am fourteen and both my mother and my father are 100% creole, however, my father joined the military, and that proffesion requires constant movement, so i was born in tennesee, but my roots and heart are in louisiana. I am very proud to be Creole, from foods like boudin and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Love It

    i think creole people are some of the most BEAUTIFUL people ever!!! hello Beyonce!! (she's creole on her mom's side) lots of people have tried to figure out what my family is/what i am i'm creole i have French, Native American, African American and Spanish descent; ALL of my...
    Juicy09 Juicy09 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    I Am So Proud to Be

    Creole.  I have such a real mix of heritages...It makes me feel like a citizen of the world.  I love being in different countries and being mistaken for a native...I love looking like I could be this, or maybe that, or maybe the other thing...and yet... But: Looking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Only A Small Part

    About a day ago, I was editing my profile here and EP stated that I must choose my heritage. I don't really understand how it matters, but I thought "Oh well, I'll do it." So, I found the area and was just going to choose 100% African American, but it made me feel guilty because...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Feb 1, 2012

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    Chere Mo Lemme Toi

    This is a Creole folksong, popular both in New Orleans and Haiti roughly translates to "Dear I love you so, dear I love you so with all my heart..." (sung by Andrée Lescot)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 4 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Craving Some Real Creole Food

    man right now im away from my family and the person i miss the most is my papa .... and im missing his cooking and missing some craw fish and a warm bowl of gumbo ahhh its so bad it woke me up..
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    I am haitian, creole and african american. In other words I am Black. If you don't like it. F#ck off! Idc. But do not offend my race. Not everything you see on tv and movies is...
    TazmainianDevil TazmainianDevil 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    I am a very proud Italian. I am also Creole. I plan to travel to Italy someday and meet some relatives. I can't wait to learn more about my Italian family and where I come from. I...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    If you have an accent, I probably love you. Especially if you have a really thick Russian, Creole, or Scottish accent. I could listen to you talk for hours!
    genegeek16 genegeek16 13-15, F Apr 10

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    Edward Kennedy Ellington was the greatest American composer and led the greatest band of the 20th century. His music is simply magnificent with its effortless swing, rich harmony...
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