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I Am French

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    My Name Is Julie

    I speak English fairly good, but sometimes I may need to work out what you say!I am eighteen years old, I will be nineteen in July, and I am studying art at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle. I live in rooms in Paris, but my family are at Boissy St Leger just to the south east of the city.I...
    MartinArt MartinArt 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    A Bit Strange..

    I'm pure French, yet I've lived in Sweden for a long period of time in which I got a chance to learn the culture, so I consider myself both Swedish and French. Although, this doesn't truly make sense, because I've lived in America for most of my life, though I do not consider...
    Krayons Krayons 16-18, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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    I was adopted by my grandmother

    because her daughter (my birth mom) was a substance abusive woman and was conatantly in and out of jail. She left me with my dad and his mother who's home was trash and she would smoke in a room with me while screaming at her son. My new mom saved me. My dad was french. I know...
    brokenprincess25 brokenprincess25 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Environ 90%

    Je suis né à Orléans sud-ouest de Paris. J'ai parlé français depuis que j'étais environ 2 ans. Livia sera enseigné comment trop. plupart de ma famille vit à Bobigny. Je n'ai pas rencontré l'un d'eux que je me souviens. J'espère un jour d'entrer en contact à nouveau. Il...
    Trustnbelieveme Trustnbelieveme 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    Je pouvais pas dormir cette nuit.

    Tu étais dans ma tête. Tu es toujours dans ma tête. J’ai marché partout dans la maison mes pieds refroidis par le carrelage froid. Sa ma rappelé à quel point tu me manques. Sa doit paraître ridicule pour toi de m’entendre...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    A Little French

    Another story speaks French as I have another uncle who lives in France, precisely in Marsiglia.Mio uncle by my grandmother call him uncle because I love it so. The history is similar to that of that of my uncle from America even though much closer to us. He lives in Marseilles...
    PPGHotspurs PPGHotspurs 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    I'm not full French I have French family I

    don't speak the language but I think my cooking comes from the French blood in me
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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    What Are Differences And Similarities Between Kanban And Scrum?

    There are some Similarities between Kanban and Scrum 1. Prioritization of the Goal: - In both methods Kanban and Scrum Process achieving goal is main Purpose of method .Both method give main Priority to make final product. 2. Fast and Pure Development:- The Main purpose of...
    quickscrum quickscrum 22-25, M Sep 12, 2013

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    Je Suis Joube, Margot Elodie Fabienne: Je Suis Nee Le 5eme Fevrier 1994

    Je.... I was born in Beaucaire in 1994, in the late winter. I am an only child. My parents are divorce when I am only six. I am raise by my mother in Beaucaire but we move to Marseille when I am thirteen. My father is ill. I live in Beaucaire now. I am in English measures 5'4...
    Joube Joube 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    My Mother Is An Immigrant From Mézel

    My mother is fresh off the boat French, from Mézel. She was in the US on business when she met my father. They fell in love, and they got married after a two years, part of which was long-distance (and this was before the internet). My father is from two 100% German, third...
    charbakes charbakes 26-30, F Aug 30, 2011

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    My Family Name Is Bonhomme.

    My father is Roger Charles Bonhomme, and he is an engineer. My mother Charlotte died when she gave me birth. So my father has raised me alone. I have a brother five years older than me. His name is Antoine. He is a teacher, married with one daughter. We are a mixed family, with...
    bonhomme8 bonhomme8 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    So What If I Am?

    My husband gives me SUCH grief over this! It's not like I've ever been to France...I eat french fries. I love them! That's about as French as I feel, really. Oh, and french kissing, looove that! haha. I suppose it's kind of sad that French blood runs through my veins and I don't...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    Yes I'M French But:

    -I don't wear beret while riding a bicycle with a basket full of baguettes -I shave my legs and I don't smell bad -I don't hate American people -I don't believe I'm superior to everyone else -I don't wear designers' clothing (Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton )Few people in France...
    aloysia aloysia 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Angel

    I don't know anything except that I am a little French and my middle name is French: Angelique. It means angel like in English, how ummm...very fitting ;) I am far from an angel. I get aggravated when people say my middle name wrong, please take my training class before you...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Mes Ancêtres:)

    Mon arrière-arrière-arrière-arrière-arrière-arrière-arrière grand-père (quelque chose comme ça:P) était un Français :) pareil pour sa femme. Leur fils est venu s'installer au Québec... et voil...
    Fleurdelys Fleurdelys 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2007

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    Je M'Appelle Amelie Tarica

    I am Amelie Tarica from Nimes. It is an ancient city in south of France. I learn English at school and when I visit London. I live there for four months with boyfriend Charles. I was born in March 1989, the only daughter to my mother and my father. I have brother who is older to...
    Bleutara Bleutara 22-25, F May 22, 2013

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    Being A Druze Girl In Modern France

    My name means 'morning star of heaven', I am Druze, of French mother and Lebanese father. For all my life I learn that I must be modest and I find it difficult to fit in. At school it was a problem. Since I am working for the city government I am wearing short skirts and dresses...
    Atarshamayim Atarshamayim 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Traced Back To The 1500's

    I have always been proud of my French heritage. I come from a small town in Maine inhabited by mostly people of French descent both Canadian and France. My mother married my step father who was German and he adopted me. While I love him with all my heart, it killed me to have a...
    FrenchApple FrenchApple 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    Only Half French

    New to the site... I am of French decent from mother's side of the family. I am named after my great-great-great grandmother who was the last of us born in France. We like genealogy, and learned we are from the Avignon area. Also, still have relatives in the area. I'm learning...
    sojo34OO sojo34OO 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    A Piece Of Me

    the Frenchman named Decora married the daughter of the chief of the Winnebago Tribe, the leaders or chiefs come from the Thunder clan, this is a piece of what defines me, oui oui francais !
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    If My Grandmother Was Half French, What Does That Make Me?

    I only recently (a year or so ago) found out my paternal grandmother was half French. My dad didn't even know, mostly because they were killed when he was little and he was adopted. But he knew their names and I was able to find out that they were both killed in a concentration...
    sonjadupor sonjadupor 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    By Blood

    my fathers first three children were girls who were either born in france or moved to france at a younger age... I was born almost illegally.. and but for the fact that i am male. i would probably have been rejected or have been a burden... two have had to learn english.... the...
    doublemoneylove doublemoneylove 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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    Well Not Really

    I'm not actually French but I've taken French for 3 years and I would kill to be able to speak it fluently. I think it's such a pretty language and I've always wanted to be bilingual
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    Apparently this is where

    both sides of my family originate. So technically I am NOT french.
    greenmountainmomma greenmountainmomma 31-35, F Jan 30

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    Im French But Live In South-africa

    Well i grow up in france can't speak a word french lol. Here is the reason never wanted to learn to speak french had no interest in that lol i was in a reform school there (english) my mothers father grandma grandpa speak french and still lives there i shifted to south-africa...
    TeardropAngeL77 TeardropAngeL77 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    I Am Part French

    I love this part of my heritage.  I am from Louisiana, and there is a lot of French ancestry there, as well as culture and food.  When I had the opportunity to visit France recently, I was struck by how like Louisianians the people in the south of France are. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 11, 2007

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    I was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye,

    France. I moved to Canada when I was 9 years old. I plan to go back definitely to France after the birth of my daughter.
    CantatriceChauve CantatriceChauve 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    French Creole Descent

    My maternal grandfather's relatives were all French.  They came over to Canada and Louisiana in the 1600s and didn't learn English until WWI.  My Papaw couldn't even talk to his own grandparents because they spoke only French!  One branch of the family though did...
    Lurker Lurker 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2008

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    Let's see my father is from Ireland

    and mother is from the Ukraine. My patents where in France when they had me. (odd I know) we had moved to several countries while I was growing up. But staid there a majority of my life.
    ravenQueen ravenQueen 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Hey People!

    I am gonna learn french language after 1 mounth,so I wanna find new friends who talks french very well,just contact me IF you want learn Turkish or,If you want to talk me French language.This is my FAcebook address.Also you can add me here. https://www.facebook.com/efe...
    yuriorlov yuriorlov 18-21, M Aug 27, 2013

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    J'ai Créé Monexperience.fr

    Je me suis rendu compte qu'il n'existait aucun site équivalent à ExperienceProject sur le web francophone ! Par conséquent, j'ai créé le site MonExperience.fr, dans le but de créer des communautés d'entraide pour que chacun puisse partager son expérience avec des gens qui...
    Christophe75 Christophe75 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    My Name Is Azalais Sacconi

    I am twenty-one, a child of the winter, darkness, and I live with my father and my two brothers in Limoux, near Carcassonne in southern France. I was born here, and I have a job here. I am one metre seventy tall, I weigh forty-eight kilos, my measurements are 80.58.85. I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    My experience as a French?

    Well I speak French.
    rony94 rony94 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    I Am French Too

    Bonjour, if you are tired of French people, go and travel to another country. That's what I did over 40 years ago. I grew up in the southwestern part of France and in my teens I knew I was going to go to the US at some point and I even thought I would marry an American man. First...
    beth04 beth04 61-65, F Dec 1, 2013

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    Only thirty percent. And I can speak broken

    French Not too good at reading it, can understand If you speak it. Something people wouldn't think I was righting the back from meeting me.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I Am French

    I'm french, and i live in Lyon Je suis francais, né en france, vivant à Lyon (En France). Mais j'en ai marre des francais ^^ je veux voyager !!! :D
    gonesrev gonesrev 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    I am quarter French. My German grandmother met

    my French grandfather after WWII had just ended. I was the first child in the family, so I automatically was his first granddaughter. Although he died too soon when I was only 5 years old, I still remember a lot as if it was yesterday. He taught me a lot. I am endlessly proud...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I Speak French...

    ... and it's now easy to localise me in the world. Beside that, I'm sure it doesn't mean more about me...
    armoriste armoriste 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Little History

    My dads side of the family originated from France. Not sure what % that makes me.
    Charleen78 Charleen78 22-25, F 4 Responses May 26, 2013

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    Our Castle Bordering Spain At Lucq-de Bearne

    Well one of our Ancestors left the Island of Haiti to marry one of his servants, an African Descendant (illegal in Haiti at the time) and fought the Kings reign, to the point of being made Mayor of the Town, and given, a Castle, Church at the Castle, and more.
    PureGoodSoul PureGoodSoul 26-30, M Jul 28, 2012

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    Bitchefille

    I am a 22 years old girl from Bitche. It's a place near to Strasbourg, and the border with Germany. I live alone now, mostly, and I travel into Strasbourg everyday for work.
    bitchefille bitchefille 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    hippygod1 hippygod1 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    About Me

    I am in a relationship with a wonderful woman and we share an apartment. We have two cats that can keep me running all day. I recently went through back surgery and now in therapy for a disk problem. I hope to return to normal soon, but it has been a month and I am getting a bit...
    Charleen78 Charleen78 22-25, F 5 Responses May 30, 2013

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    I am a daughter of Marseille.

    It is a city of a multiculture. Christian, Jewish and Muslim, but there are many others in the fabric of the city. Three thousand Buddhists live here too, and set us all an example. The city has so many colours and scents, the fragrance is of a busy, enterprising place. I...
    LauxQB LauxQB 18-21, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Allo Allo

    I am French... Speaking. I dream in French. I think in French. I went to a school in France. Most of my good friends are French. Im going to retire somewhere in France. I am French in many ways. But Im not French. Im multi-lingual, Duchessforthright
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 5 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I Am French

    My parents are from an island Sao Tome e Principe and they came in France about 35 years ago. I am born in France and never left of the town where I was born. Am I the only French living in France on this website ?
    brunie brunie 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2009

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    Dashbro Dashbro 36-40 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Une Fille De France

    I was born in Lille in January 1993. My parents came from the opposite ends of the country, effectively, since my mother was born in Rodez, and my father in Roubaix. Yes, two 'R's'. I was named Elodie Marie-Chantal. When I was six my parents divorced, and the next six years I...
    p2bastrawberry p2bastrawberry 18-21, F Aug 13, 2013

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    Links To The Past

    About 12 years ago i found out that my grandfathers dad was born in paris...always thought this was fun to think about. Growning up eating kidney and liver, sweetbreads, not knowing that these were, from a technical stand point, to be apprecaited and mastered. I picked up a chef...
    fetishfihend812 fetishfihend812 26-30, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Je Suis Française - I Am French

    Bonjour, Je suis Française parce que mon grand papa ma le dit.. Ma famille vient de France longtemp passer. But I speak English all day everyday now..
    DonnaMcEI DonnaMcEI 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 27, 2007

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    If anyone wants to talk about being a frenchie

    im open :) Also, if non frenchies have questions about france, i can help!
    indiasia indiasia 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Actually Cajun

    I'm really an eighth Acadian, but through family history I discovered that I'm the multi-great-grandchild of some Duke from Orleans (the one in France, not the New one). It's a big difference being Cajun versus French because as far as I've seen, we're like the rednecks in the...
    JetFodder JetFodder 22-25, F Jul 24, 2013

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    Im Related To A Famous Dude Who Nobody Knows.

    You know when ppl say "Bull in a China Shop"? Im related to the first guy called that. Hes a french guy but i dont remember his name (in french). But i know his middle name is a common french middle name and its 'De' which means 'the'. They called him that because he was very...
    SupernaturalHunter SupernaturalHunter 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    Hey.

    I am learning french language.And,I wanna find people who able to talk french language very well. You can send me message If you want to help me.Here is my facebook https://www.facebook.com/efe.berkansunal
    yuriorlov yuriorlov 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    He French kissed me like a pro. He did it so good I was horny during the whole time he French kissed me. Things got interesting afterwards. Ever since then I like French kissing...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I don't really like french kissing (except for the moments I'm really h0rny) I like to kiss my gf sweet and softly. Actually the same as french kssing just no tongue involved.
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm 26 from Orlando, FL and joining the French Foreign Legion . I'm planing on leaving by the end of May. Still working on my French. I would join the U.S. Marines but I have a...
    MZ96 MZ96 16-17, M 3 days ago