My Family Essay

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My Family

Many people know tons of stuff about their distant relatives, because their family has
passed on much information throughout the years. In my life today ethnic heritage does
not play all that big of a role. The only thing I really know is that my distant
relatives used to live in Ireland. I think the reason I donít know very much is that my
family from anywhere other than America is so distant like as in it all happened so many
years ago, so all I see my self as today is a pure American. I donít think knowing this
type of information is particularly necessary information to know. Some people may think
that it is but I for one do not think so. The role of ethnic tradition has not typically
played itself well in my life.

For some reasons I would, and for some reasons I wouldnít like to know more about my
family history. First, I would like to know more, like what kind of traditions my family
had and what kinds of food were special to them. I just would like to know the basics of
my history nothing too special like what they went through in immigration or anything like
that. That kind of stuff gets too complicated sometimes. I dont know, maybe if I found
out something that interested me that happened with my family It would spark an interest
but until then I am fine with not knowing very much.

Maybe one reason my family dosent continue traditions is because we are the ones that
primarily start the new traditions. I think it is a good thing to start new traditions
because eventually over the years traditions will start to die out in that particular
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