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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 2 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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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 4 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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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 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I grew up in a small town in south east Bavaria

    Germany. My great grand father was a very intense person and very bitter. He had to flee Germany during the third reich because he would have been killed. He came from Slovenia, he was making pots and panns, and sharpend knives and senses and sickels and all other cutting tools...
    me1fait me1fait 51-55 Jun 7, 2015

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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 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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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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    http://abtds.me/?target=-2AAIxAwIaAQAAAAAAAAAAAANumele meu este Simona Rapunzel. Am ales numele acestei prin?ese din pove?ti ca poreclă pentru că am reu?it să am un păr lung ?i...
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    Hello. I'm new here. I found this great forum while searching for "how to handle a bipolar spouse" I noticed a lot of other people deal with this and could really use the support...
    Tjm1919 Tjm1919 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Anybody here from Romania?
    Theo13 Theo13 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello! ^^ So, I guess I should say a little bit about me. My nickname is Micay. I'm engaged, planning on getting married sometime in June of next year. My fiance and I share a son...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    okay. feel free to post any question about romania.
    WitheredMind WitheredMind 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    When it comes to name a business tycoon with years of experience in a wide range of domains and a creator of a number of patents all registered in his name, no name other than Meir...
    mikihtaus mikihtaus 18-21 Jan 15

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    Teaching English at a language immersion camp in Poland for teenagers, Teaching English at a summer camp for kids in Romania 2 summers in a row, volunteered at a hostel in Portugal...
    SJblue662 SJblue662 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Part Mexican part Greek part Romanian part Filipina lol what else is left on earth lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I am 12.5 % Russian, my great grandmother was born in Кишинёв-Chișinău, Russia in 1910 but Moldova was occupied by Romania in 1920 and she married a Szekler- Hungarian man...
    gergo211 gergo211 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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