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God bless my father, he has his way.

Him showing me this paper came after a long discussion about how I may or may not be funded for my second year of graduate study.  So my father says he has something to show me.

And he pulls out the page with this information about Tormut Rose on it, and we start to go through it.

And after realizing that this means that I just might be the descendant of slaves, I ask him how this is even in the least bit helpful.

And he says, "Life isn't fair, you could be a slave. Things could be worse remember that."

And somehow that made sense.  Pearls, mouth, swine.  Father of mine.

My middle name is Andrew, so is my father, and I have no idea why this is so.  Though I think it might have something to do with Tormut Rose and the land my ancestors were forced from.  Nearly 400 years if so.

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Sat Mar 17th, 2007 at 01:52:00 PM EST

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