University of Maryland - College Park

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by Anonymous - October 06, 2006

At the University of Maryland, we value a diverse community. How have your life experiences and background shaped you into an individual who will enrich the University of Maryland community?

“Holy s**t – you’re dad’s white?!” I guess that was the first thing my friend could think of to say after I introduced him to my father. His bulging eyes of shock and goofy grin barely surprised me. It’s the same reaction everyone has. Yes, he is white; yes, he is my biological father. It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve told people that I’m…

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