Saturday, December 11, 2004
history has a funny sense of humor

Senator Strom Thurmond, who died at age 100 in 2003, was famous for being an opponent of the de-segregation movement, an outspoken racist in the '40s and '50s, and the longest serving senator in US history. He also had a secret:

A bi-racial, illegitimate daughter by his family's African American maid. The maid was only 16 years old at the time.

"I always thought I had a fairly normal childhood, until I found out my parents weren't who I thought they were."

Now the daughter, who's 79, has written a book. Check out an article about it here.


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in?scrip?tion (n-skrip-shun)n.
1. The act or an instance of inscribing.
2. Something, such as the wording on a coin, medal, monument, or seal, that is inscribed.
3. A short, signed message in a book or on a photograph given as a gift.
4. The usually informal dedication of an artistic work.
5. Jeremiah 31:33

the facts.
name. Gar AKA "that Chinese guy" "Sleepy.McSleeping"
ethnicity/nationality. Chinese/American, 4th gen.
location. Sea-Town, WA, USA Kawanishi, JAPAN
occupation. less-cynical poor grad student
age. younger than you think, older than you know



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