Plenty of Americans have names that don't convey their full cultural background because, at this point, so many of us are mixed up. How could our names possibly communicate all that we are? But when the time comes for an interracial, interethnic, international couple to name their child, they're often faced with a political decision.
There is no way you can understand what a big deal being American is, because you’ve always had it.” Image: Thinkstock.
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