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Old 02-10-2011, 03:16 PM
 
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First of all, it has been going om for a while there and just came to a head. Second, I don't know if CA is "ruined" either. Third, this is a country of immigrants and I'm sure the same thoughts were verbalized towards your family when they came here too.
Come on. Please don't equate 4.5" Mayans with previous waves of immigration from Europe. One easily assimilates. The other doesn't.
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:51 PM
 
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Come on. Please don't equate 4.5" Mayans with previous waves of immigration from Europe. One easily assimilates. The other doesn't.
Don't be absurd.

I don't know any Mayans who are not at least 5" tall.
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:37 AM
 
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Don't be absurd.

I don't know any Mayans who are not at least 5" tall.
Okay, 5'2". The point is, they're short, don't speak English, and in no way can they assimilate, nor do they have the desire to acculturate to the dominant culture.
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