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I Am Romani

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    Hello

    I am Romanichal from the Moody/Faa family. I am romanichal, jenische, and irish traveller. I live in Texas, Family comes from Texas, and South Carolina.
    MagShamhradhain MagShamhradhain 26-30, F Oct 10, 2013

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    Am I Romani

    My Granddad was a Romani. He was brought up in an old horse drawn caravan and still lives in a caravan now (allbeit a more modern one). He was one of the Sherriff's which were a very large Romani family from the Midlands. My my Mum met my Dad they lived in a house, and so I have...
    Ghost1973 Ghost1973 36-40 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    The Many Faces Of Racism.

    The Romani people are a legitimate race. Therefore hatred towards Romani people due to their ethnicity is racism, plain and simple; it doesn't sound quite so rational when put like that does it? Quite so justifiable. It's interesting to think of how many people are being...
    AfearedRustles AfearedRustles 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    100% Romani Mother's Side

    Apparently she fell in love back in college. Caused a big rift in the family when she married an outsider(family still argues about how this is a big taboo). But my Grandparents love all of us children to pieces. When i was a young boy she sent me to live with my Grandparents...
    doogie8404 doogie8404 31-35, M Oct 22, 2012

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    Yes And I'm Proud

    100 percent both sides, born in Russia and adopted at the age of four, any European person can see it right off the bat. 
    anonymouscutie anonymouscutie 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    My Mother's Father

    My grandpa was half Rom half Polish (his dad was Rom, his mom Polish). Unfortunately my grandpa's father passed away due to pneumonia when my grandpa was 6 years old so he was never really able to recall anything about him. His mother re-married and they never talked about my...
    GrimTron GrimTron 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Hello People Lol Yes I Am Romani Shej Ahaha.

    I am a romani shej (girl) 100% pure on both sides. Me sim 100% romani shej. lol. My entire family is. My parents want me to marry a romano savo to (boy), but I want to marry one who is educated and who i wil have a good life with.Are there any smart educated romano shavos out...
    Sparkle1992 Sparkle1992 18-21, F Apr 10, 2012

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    We Are Also Called 'gypsys'

    I am from a family which can trace its origins in France for five centuries. How many families have such a history?
    Alienor93 Alienor93 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    I Realise That I Cannot Denie My True Nature

    Ever since I was born I was raised in the way that made me believe that I was a 'Gadjo' but looking at my life so far and the way I lived it, confirms to me what I have always thought: I am for more than half of me of the Romani. That realisation brings peace to me because it...
    Lupercus Lupercus 51-55, M 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    English Romanichal In Scotland

    Kushty Divvas cousins, I am a 45 year old Romani who lives in the beautiful West of Scotland. I am married to a gorja rackli and have five chavvies of my own. Growing up in such an idillic area as this I have experienced the same predjudices and racism as every other romani the...
    bosbos bosbos 41-45 2 Responses May 20, 2008

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    A Little About Me

    I was born in Serbia. Country with a lot of nations. I knew I am not purebred serb due touches my hair and strange eyes (olive, but When i cry becomes gray). Usually purebred Serbs are blond. I started looking around. I quickly found out that a part of me was of Turkish origin. I...
    EvilMiracle EvilMiracle 16-17 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Book Research - Romani Culture

    I am in preliminary considerations for researching a novel that I would like to write. If anyone here is particularly experienced with Romani history/culture/folklore, etc... I would appreciate a consultant. For now, I would like to read as much material BY romani people...
    hlkhw hlkhw 22-25, F Nov 30, 2012

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    Romani Music

      I'm not Romi and I want to tell all Romani people how beautiful your collective soul seems just by listening to your music.
    catmagic catmagic 51-55 Dec 2, 2012

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    The Romanis In The Uk

    I HAVE LIVE MY LIFE IN PACE FOR YRS AND THEN I STARED LOOK UP ROMANIS AND SEE HOW BAD IT IS FOR THEM HERE IN THE U.S.A WE HAVE IT GOOD BUT EVERY WHERE ELS OMG IT JUST BAD
    RomaniDiana RomaniDiana 46-50, F Jun 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I am romanian and was adopted from Bucharest at four months old . I want to know things about my country and I want to meet my family for the first time!
    samanddanica samanddanica 22-25, F Apr 30

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    I have my birth parents to thank for that. I hope i can meet them someday in person.
    samanddanica samanddanica 22-25, F Apr 30

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    A guide to Romanian language. 1. A Romanian is not “surprised”…his “face has fallen off” (I-a picat fața). 2. A Romanian didn’t just “do so much with so little...
    Sheiriam Sheiriam 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I have a feeling that 2015 is really going to be a very special year for Loren and I. Soon we will have been married for two years, and we are just entering a time when our faith...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Romanian deadlifts, leg raise, crunches, bridges.. done using the tabata style. Woodchops 4 x 15 at 4 plates. Romanian twist 150! Knee lift 10 reps 2 sets. Thanks to my gym...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 4 Responses May 12

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    Many others. Romania, most recently. Furthermore, I plan to emigrate to Romania in August-September. Why? Cost of living, primarily. I am retired on Social Security. Yeah...
    chesterlesterep chesterlesterep 70+, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    He was the first guy to voice message me on an app called Skout. He had an amazing voice that I fell in love with immediately. We've been talking ever since. His name is *V*and he...
    Hamyamyak Hamyamyak 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am pro-choice. About everything. I live and let live! I seriously dislike it when someone tries to impose their beliefs or morals on others. Simply put, it's called tolerance and...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi, my name is Daniela and I'm currently living in Romania. I have joined this group as I am interested in sharing my thoughts and insights about life and relationships with other...
    danielaecostea danielaecostea 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'm half romani. I guess that's sort of a confession on its own. Being half blood means that I don't really fit in with any of my family. My mother seems to resent me because my...
    MyCircus MyCircus 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    My boyfriend of almost two years has a daughter in san bernadino California.she is four.he wants to build up a relationship with the daughter.he hates California. We are in oregon...
    samanddanica samanddanica 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    The Inadequacy of "Instant Christianity" A.W. Tozer It is hardly a matter of wonder that the country that gave the world instant tea and instant coffee should be the one to...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Romanian, Portuguese, Russian, French, Spanish, and Italian
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F May 2

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    My name is Liliana. People kill it... they never know how to pronounce it. It can be said differently and being mixed Israeli and European it's pronounced differently. It's Lily...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    after months is planning to go to Romania and literally dreaming about the place day and night i will not b able to go cause thier website gives appointment date very late like...
    goonja goonja 31-35, F 6 Responses May 8

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    Not hate exactly... more like despise it and hopes it burns in Fiendfyre. 1. Vampires don't sparkle. 2. Werewolves are NORMAL sized HUMANS who can turn into wolves- not giants...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F May 13

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    Though my eyes, my hair, my skin are fair. Yes, Romani ..... They were as the many stars scattered in the sight of God. And that is all I will tell you.
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M May 15

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