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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Oregon, USA
    Quote Originally Posted by augusta_lee View Post
    It really bothers me that the second a name is worn by a prominent person or character of color people start wondering if it's "unusable" for a white kid. This just reminds me way too much of the One Drop Rule.
    Agree with this.
    Sequoia Orion born November 2014
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  2. #13
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    I think it's just a name and can be worn on any person no matter their color. I've seen people of all colors and tints using a wide variety of names. Try picking a name for your child that gives off qualities that you love rather than whether you think it will suit her looks. That will matter to her more in the long run.
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    Delaney Lynne, Mallory June, Bridget Victoria, Rachel MarloweBrandon Erich, Daniel Kent, Nolan ____

  3. #15
    Thanks for the replies... and I'm really REALLY sorry if I offended anyone, I really didn't mean to. I have no idea what the One Drop Rule is, I'll have to look it up.

  4. #17
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Great Lakes
    The only Tiana I've ever known is a pale white girl with blonde hair and blue eyes.
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