finding your roots

My rainbow Family

Monica Fischetti-Palmieri Williams August 2, 2012

My family is amazing
I was born in Rome,Italy my Mother was born in Palermo her father was born in Palermo also and her Mother was born in Honk Kong in 1903 when was still an English colony , my grandmother parents emigrated in China from Ajaccio, Corsica (her father) and Ireland county meath (her mother) sadly there are tons of genealogy records from Ireland to the States and Australia but none to Hong Kong.
It gets better my Mother brother married a beautiful black woman from Equador In London
England and they had what i call the rainbow child : my caffellatte cousin, she embodies all the beautiful qualities of all this different etnic groups!

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  • Garth Tuttle

    August 2, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Just a note : Hong Kong was a British colony until relatively recently (and many of it’s residents are rather put out by being made citizens of Comunist China ) – Garþ
    Nice story, however !

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