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    The majority of my family is British,

    I live in America but my great grandparent moved here so unlike all my friends I have like no Native American heritage lol, and i hope to one day go back over and explore Europe!
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Something....

    It is not something that has always been fully embraced where I live.  The UK's relationship with the EU is overall wary, in terms of things such as National Sovereignty and certain directives.   Also the UK remains one of the only EU member states...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 22, 2008

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    Shout out to any Romanians out there!

    Haven't visited my family back there in over two years but looking forward to going soon.
    ddduca ddduca 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    nervous about the first deployment...

    Tonight it all just hit me at once, I realized just on how much I love him and how much it hurts to be away from him. My boyfriend first deployment is coming up soon and I never really thought about it. was to caught up about how happy I was and how In love I am with this boy. I...
    victoria94 victoria94 16-17, F Aug 21, 2011

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    2 Months...

    So on the 3rd of the next month will be 2 months since I have seen my air force, air man. I miss him so much, It just kills me to be apart from him. I always have night mares, scared if he is safe at work and not hurt or anything. Can anybody who is more experinces at this, help...
    victoria94 victoria94 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Yes I am and some of the nicest people I have

    met are from other countries and certainly not my own. I am English ( and that horrible word" a "Brit") Unfortunately so many British have lost thier own self respect and the Brits have got an "name for being habitual "Drunks and trouble makers" abroad. And things have not...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 3 Responses Sep 15

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    Kind Of...

    I'm half CAUCASIAN- which I realize actually ISN'T European- but they don't have a choice for Caucasian. See my story in "I Am African American".
    xenmuse xenmuse 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    TrueLondon TrueLondon 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Mixed Breed

    People always ask me where I'm from, because my accent is not the same as theirs. Born in one country. Lived over twenty in another. Went to find my roots in another and now in the country where my ancestors were born. So I could say I'm European next time someone asks. But after...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    constantinople90 constantinople90 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Nooorway

    Hey guys! I'm, like a lot of you 100% European. As you probably understood from the title, I'm from Norway. A 17 year old girl from Norway, and I'm proud of it! I love my country, even though a lot of people have never heard about it, or doesn't even know where it is on the map...
    justanothergirlonearth justanothergirlonearth 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Just wanted to join the Europe team :)

    Greetings from the newest EU member, Croatia.
    SevenHunderdSeven SevenHunderdSeven 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Must See It All: )

    I am never losing sight of my much wider goal of just wanting to see as much of this world as I can, go everywhere and keep it mind, so that I never forget what else is out there. Well, getting there I had to start in the near by surroundings, so being European, I just randomly...
    DanielaD DanielaD 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2008

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    Hey there :) I'm from Scotland,

    been living in California for 4 years now. Is there any other Scott's here living in the U.S? What's your experience been like?
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Or Mixed White...

    My mother is a wasp (or raised, church isn't a big thing any more). So her family is generic British/ German/Italian. I say European because "white" isn't an option. So I get all the perks of the privilege and I wanted that to be known. So I still put, European.
    anon780 anon780 22-25, T Jul 28, 2013

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    I Am Very Hungarian, Bulgarian....australian......... This Is How My Parents Met....

    My dad who was Bulgarian came here in 1946. I am not sure why he wanted to come here as he never told me. My mother came her during the 1956 revolution in Hungary. She always did tell me how she had a preference of boats....meaning to decide whether to go to America or...
    greatlady4u greatlady4u 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    I Am European...sort Of

    I don't live in Europe, but all of my ancestors came from there. I have lived in a LOT of places, and travel all over, so I consider myself a world citizen...but that was not an option on the EP profile, so I choose "European" as the closest thing to what I am. I think...
    7gj7 7gj7 51-55, M Jan 24, 2013

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    For Those Who Want To Travel

    I just created a site to publish my travel diary on the web. It also designed for other travelers to connect aswell. Its relatively new but i'd love to have new members on it so check it out if ou want. thanks! http://professionalwonderer.webs.com/
    AnyaPez AnyaPez 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2010

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    Proud Europeans.. Hmm... :S

    Hello, I just wanna know something. Am I the only one who thinks Europeans should stick together as a community or even as multicultural country?? I know there are some drawbacks to that, but there are many advantages. First of all, we'd be indestructible because we'd feel like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    America

    Lately I dropped into a discussion provoked by an American lady that asked questions about the position of her country.  Was it really living up to the values of the founding fathers, she asked.  Most of the people hearing this were Americans and in a jiffy there was...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Mar 2, 2010

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    A Visit To The Dentist

    Since yesterday i had a lot of tooth ache last night the teeth got worse i cryed alot so my bf decided he is going to take me to the dentist we stand up early today my teeth was very sore i cryed we went to his work then to the dentist so we had to wait the doctor called me in...
    TeardropAngeL77 TeardropAngeL77 22-25, F May 15, 2012

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    Anybody else here from the UK living in the US?

    What's your experience been like? :)
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F Apr 18

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    Big Bad Italy

    I do love it here! It's like a buzzing community. It's also probably the most interesting with different languages, cultures, food and all that. Surprisingly enough, being from England, I do think places like Italy are massive countries ( so USA's like it's own continent to me...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    And quietly proud28 European countries will go

    to the polls this week (between 22 and 25 May 2014) to elect representatives to the European parliament which is the main check and balance to the executive of the European Union. Turnout will probably be low and, depressingly, nationalist parties like Front National (France...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 6 Responses May 20

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    Europe Will Always Be

    where i really belong to. why should i make my story longer ?
    rpw123 rpw123 41-45, F Aug 19, 2013

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    I Am European

    I am European. I'm also Slovenian, but in my heart, i don't feel like that. I love all countries of Europe. Finland, Holland, Great Britain, Italy, France, greece, all countries i have already visited. In each of them, i felt like i came home.  Europe is my ocean, and i'm a...
    Katya24 Katya24 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2010

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    British-european

    I take pride in being from the UK but also that is worth very little if I'm not European. I don't like Euro-skeptics and believe their arguments are very flawed. I would like to quote a phrase commonly used by Bill Clinton - It's the economy, stupid. The EU is our economy, the...
    jeneshisugakuto jeneshisugakuto 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    I Am Metis!

    Part Luxembourgoise, part French, part Tunisian, part Bedouin andante Australian, I really am Metis. Mind you I enjoy being who and what I am!
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 20, 2013

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    Just stating the obvious.

    .. Eventually what i'd like to do is to have thousands of EP experiences stating the obvious so that you, dear reader, can miss the ones that count.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2013

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    Proud To Be European But...

    I love Europa, but everything i hear and see about the States make me want to move there! The people,weather,culture.. So i plan to do an exchange year there, and see how it actually is there!
    cancelthistrip cancelthistrip 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    Germany calling!:-)

    I am living in Germany. Love this country and people.I am not originally from here but it is now my homeland. I think we are all citizens of the world. Lands and borders are made by people, but we are all humans and living on earth.:-)If you feel to share your life experiences...
    Ivaka Ivaka 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Its Worth It!! (:

    ladies or men, I just want you every one of you to know its all so worth it when you get to finally see them, again! Yes, there are times when we have our ups and downs and we break down from missing them. Or think sometimes,you just say you can't do this anymore and you want...
    victoria94 victoria94 16-17, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Truly Amazing!

    I am Irish and proud, especially when I travel and people ask me where I'm from. Many perceive the Irish as great fun with a great sense of humour and talkative. Most of us really are! Although we speak English we are very different from our UK, US, and Australian counterparts. I...
    riveria riveria 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    I've been living in Sweden

    for 5 years and am always surprised at how Swedes say things like "I'm going on holidays to Europe" as if they aren't Europeans. Annoying!
    yellowtrees yellowtrees 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    The National Front has been the leading party

    in France in the elections for the European Parliament. A great victory for the supporters of National Sovereignity against globalisation and multiculturalism. Once again, France shows us the way.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 1 Response May 26

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    TreeHuggingHippie000 TreeHuggingHippie000 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    She is very IGNORANT&UNEDUCATED as is typical for United States women and really Black American women. Her own children say she is stupid. She steal the children from Europe in...
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