Personal Narrative: How I Respond To My Culture

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When asked about their culture these days, it seems as if Americans only respond in two ways; either they detail their rich background and diverse way of life, or they simply reply, ‘I don’t know, I’m just white.’ Unfortunately, due to a massive culture disconnection, numerous Caucasians in the U.S. respond the second way. I too suffer a detachment from my culture. The meager knowledge I possess concerning my family is the only factor that makes up what I can describe as my culture. Regarding my ancestors, I know nothing except that some came from Germany, Slovakia, and Norway. On my mother’s side, her parents were both Norwegian, but they were not immigrants. Having Slovak and German ancestry, my father’s parents were not immigrants

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