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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby bob » 08 Aug 2010, 16:26

He knows there are blue eyed kids in his family tree so he "could" know whether or not the parents were mixed or not. I say "could" because while you always know who the mother is you don't always know who the father is. Some aboriginee people reckon lineage matrilineally for precisely that reason. In annonymous questionaires something like ten (maybe twenty) percent of mothers will admit to parenting a child with someone other than their spouse.
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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby Mr He » 08 Aug 2010, 20:08

I don't know the particulars of all that, however they all look very Asian in her family, even the person with one blue and one brown eye.

Any mixing must have happened a long time ago, and my wife would not know the details.
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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby headhonchoII » 08 Aug 2010, 20:31

The one brown and one blue is almost certainly a somatic mutation, means a non-inherited mutation in the body's cells after the embryo's cells started dividing, most likely one brown gene got turned off allowing the blue to show through. You can see the same thing in some dogs and cats.
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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby Minling » 09 Mar 2014, 12:16

I find your case fascinating since I've seen many mixed Eurasian children/people living in San Francisco Bay Area, but I've never seen one that's full blond. Genetically it is unlikely since you are 50% your mother who is Asian. Please don't take this the wrong way, but a picture of your mother would really help. :)
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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby BigJohn » 09 Mar 2014, 14:16

Minling wrote:I find your case fascinating since I've seen many mixed Eurasian children/people living in San Francisco Bay Area, but I've never seen one that's full blond. Genetically it is impossible since you are 50% your mother who is Asian. Please don't take this the wrong way, but a picture of your mother would really help. :)


Hi MInling,

Please note that the last post before yours was almost 4 years ago. The people involved may have lost interest in it.
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Re: From the East to the West within the eye of an Eurasian

Postby headhonchoII » 09 Mar 2014, 17:55

Minling wrote:I find your case fascinating since I've seen many mixed Eurasian children/people living in San Francisco Bay Area, but I've never seen one that's full blond. Genetically it is impossible since you are 50% your mother who is Asian. Please don't take this the wrong way, but a picture of your mother would really help. :)



It's not impossible, it's perfectly possible, just RARE,

There's a difference.
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