I am NOT bi-racial and here’s some of the ways white people describe me…

Are you sure you’re not part Asian?
Part native, maybe?
So, where are your parents from?
Your skin isn’t so much “white” as it is yellow, you know.
So what would you call your skin color?
Do you ever get sunburn? (no)
Part Spanish, or Mexican, something like that?
You’re not white. This is white (putting their arm next to mine)
Kind of exotic - the skin and the cheekbones.
What tribe are you from? Are you from a tribe? (no)

People are bizarre.

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