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I Am Romani

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 need some Romanian friends
    Egyptianhart Egyptianhart 26-30, M Feb 12

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    I guess it's true what they about French language. It's the language of love... David Charvet- should I leave.. http://youtu.be/kB7kG9o-6Ls (Story of my life... My turmoil: J...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Culoare rosu intens, dezvoltare rapida, calitate excelenta. Se cultiva bine in toate perioadele, atat in solarii cat si in camp. Livram oriunde in tara prin posta sau o firma de...
    Guthrie161d6ml Guthrie161d6ml 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    I try to be tourist familiar (or as the saying goes, jack of all trades, master of none) when it comes to all the languages of the places that my ancestry stems from, and since...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I speak English and French. I grew up hearing Romanian, but didn't get a chance to learn it before my aunts and grandmother passed away. I would really like to learn it now...
    starasong starasong 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    You donR17;t choose to insert nearly anything towards the backed up liquid that might respond terribly on the chemical substances during the cleaner. Also donR17;t try out...
    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I'm thinking about saving some money so I can make a roadtrip through Europe! I would buy myself a mini 1000 (an oldtimer Mini) and drive all the way from the Netherlands to France...
    AtlasTheExplorer AtlasTheExplorer 22-25, M Jan 31

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    What is the Holocaust? The Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War 2. In 1933 approximately nine million Jews lived in...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I would really like to date a European guy but I'm not picky when it comes to race. I would really like to date a German, British or Romanian guy for some reason those are my top...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    Having been born in the Moldavian region of Romania, and living in, or visited, other places around the world; I tend to feel that most of the time I am devoid of a singular accent...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M Feb 10

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    I feel so lonely right now. Yet again my husband reminds me that he's depressed every holiday because he misses his Mom. Yes, I married a Mama's boy. I love him so much but he...
    iflsoh iflsoh 36-40, F Feb 14

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    I speak several languages and I have a Romanian accent. I thought after I learned English it wasn't noticeable but people always stop me to ask where I'm from. I love all accents...
    Lvalens Lvalens 18-21, F Feb 20

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    My best friend and her brother were adopted from Romania. When they went to get their ID's she said that the people at the license branch asked her brother if he was a terrorist...
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I love learning languages. I've tried to learn 16 languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnish, Russian, Italian, Czech...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M a week ago

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    Spain, Italy, Germany, Iceland, France, Greece, Bulgaria, Russia, Romania, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Syria, Egypt, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Morocco...
    JZMGIBDBJ JZMGIBDBJ 18-21, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    Watching 'The Romanians Are Coming' and it worries me how most of the people complaining are rougher than a dogs arse and probably don't do anything for our country anyway. I can...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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