Differences give mixed-heritage students a common bond

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

No matter what their ancestry or their skin color, many members of UCLA's Mixed Student Union say they have repeatedly been asked the same question by classmates and strangers curious about an ambiguous racial appearance: "What are you?"

And that shared experience, they say, helps to bond the otherwise extremely diverse group, which is devoted to the rising numbers of students who are biracial and from mixed ethnic heritages.

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