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    Father is full, mother half.

    What does that make me? Either way I don't care. I'm still Portuguese!
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2014

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    I Am 1/2 Portuguese

    I am only 1/2 Portuguese from my mom..my mom and my grammy are from Lisbon Portugal...miss them both very much..xxx
    dreamcatcher60foru dreamcatcher60foru 51-55, F May 12, 2013

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    Am 1/4th Portuguese!

    my grandmother( Dona Maria Gracinda da Noronha e Conceicao de Sequeira Nazare!) is from portugal,somewhere near lisbon,sintra i think!..her dad was a comandante in the infantry and also commandante dos bombeiros ,he was posted in macau...then,he had to opt for africa or estado...
    nazareth84 nazareth84 26-30, M Jul 5, 2008

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    Every Little Piece of Me Is Portuguese

    ... Lisbon is my home. Maybe not my world... Awesome!! A Portuguese community ^^
    ironie ironie 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    And Love It

    the big feet the loud relatives, its the best things ever. when i go to Motta family reunions the tables are piled with food and people i dont know are running up to me giving me bear hugs saying oh i knew you when you were a baby!
    feinarri feinarri 16-17 Feb 7, 2010

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    Proudly

    We are a brave people, but humble and friendly. Alone we discoved ( or rediscovered ) 1/5 of the world our language is spoken all over the world, and basicly we've been everywhere. we sailed the oceans , when it was believed the earth was flat, and we would fall down the edge...
    joaonunes joaonunes 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    You Know You're Portuguese When...

    Your mother or grandmother has Maria in her name. You have a rooster napkin holder. Your father or grandfather is called Manuel, Jose, Antonio, You have crocheted doilies on your kitchen counters, dining room, living room...
    PeaceWeapon PeaceWeapon 21-25, M 24 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    100%

    Hey there, I'm from Portugal, born and raised in Lisbon......i'm glad to see there's so many people who want to be connected to Portugal, considering the situation in what our country is today.....we we're a proud people with a amazing past.... but today? well i can't say the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    My great grandmother was born in Lisbon.

    She met my great grandfather in Marseille. He was in France from North Africa.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F Feb 2

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    100% Portuguese

    if u portuguese and would love to chat enjoy us on www.Amigao.com chat room or on FB ... you know you portuguese if...
    serrana79 serrana79 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Living Abroad

    Portuguese and living in uk
    Inamilliongirl Inamilliongirl 18-21, F Nov 12, 2012

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    I Can Prove You :D

    Sim, sou português. Algo patriota, talvez. Entro no EP e descubro uma nova rede social, diferente das outras, que tenta dar um cunho ainda mais pessoal a cada perfil. O que posso eu escrever a mais? Não sei... Fica aqui a nota :P
    Taz51 Taz51 18-21, M Feb 11, 2013

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    Embrace It :)

    My mother was adopted and one of the very few things we knew about her was that her birth father was Portuguese. Well, when I was little, I took that and ran with it. I fell in love with everything I saw or read about. I even tried to teach myself the language, which wasn't all...
    gamermiko gamermiko 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Grandma Was Portuguese

    Well, I was raised by my Portuguese grandmother mostly.  She was half Lisbonian (sp) and half Azorian.  She spoke all the romance languages fluently.  She was a linguist.  She helped me learn French, because my French father had no patience for me.  As...
    learningcurve13 learningcurve13 41-45, F Sep 2, 2008

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    Hugo655 Hugo655 18-21, M 2 Responses May 27, 2014

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    From My Mother

    I am one-half Portuguese and proud of it. I wasn't raised with the culture. This saddens me. I will write more about this when I can. Viva la Portuguese!
    forgiveisdevine forgiveisdevine 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Soo yeah haha I come from Portugal,

    small town.. Moved to Switzerland 5 years ago, 29th April.. So I speak german, english, portuguese and a little bit of french hahaha international 🙋💁
    Fofitupida Fofitupida 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    claasic claasic 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    Portuguese

    I have been to Portugal, S.Jorge Acores one time where I turned 8 on the plane on the way their, I remember they butchered two-pigs the Acores way, I didn’t like kale soup( I still don’t). My grandma would cook steak and fries for breakfast where I would eat plenty to skip...
    MadDog21 MadDog21 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2012

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    Portugal is my last "port"

    since a long time.
    Winterness Winterness 31-35, M Feb 22, 2014

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    .

    im  100% poRtuguese.
    realtears realtears 18-21 May 24, 2008

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    I Am a Portuguese Girl...

    I live in Portugal which to me is a beautiful country, full of history and  brave people. In here in the summer the sun is  amazing and the beaches are to die for.. But what i really like in here is the honesty from the people..
    alexxa alexxa 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Come On!!

    Portuguese people, accuse yourself!!
    ironie ironie 18-21, F Aug 20, 2008

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    Portuguese In Florida

    Hey, My name is Miguel and I am portuguese... LOL sounds like I'm at a AA meeting. I been in Florida for 3 years now, moved here from CT. Before that 9 years ago I moved from the Motherland. Lived in a small village - Vale da Trave, near Santarem, Fatima, Alcanena, Rio Maior...
    Portchop Portchop 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2008

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    I Am From Lisbon

    I was born in lisbon, and i traveled the world, but my favorite place in my heart is sintra - the montain of the moon.
    Poems Poems 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Portuguese Princess

    So my grandmother is full blooded portuguese. Her parents came from the azores when she was only about 8. They lived on a farm full of farm animals. My grandmother use to be in charge of changing the basin that well under the pigs that her father had killed. They made there own...
    DestinyLovexo DestinyLovexo 16-17, F Apr 27, 2012

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