Re: Physical Appearance - Lynn S Teague
Subject: Re: Physical Appearance
From: Lynn S Teague
Date: August 01, 1999

What are commonly recognized as races are not mutually exclusive
categories from the biological point of view. Scientifically races refer
to attribute distributions within populations. Any one individual, or even
might fall at the far end of the normal distribution for the "race" with
respect to a particular attribute.  The
answer is that you can't know from a few  traits what the physical history
of a family is.


On Fri, 30 Jul 1999, rustycat wrote:

 Dear Cheryl,
>   The oriental race has problems growing facial hair also. (at least the one
> I dated 100 years ago told me that.)
> Cathy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cheryl Crowder 
> To: [email protected] 
> Date: Friday, July 30, 1999 11:44 PM
> Subject: Physical Appearances
> >I am trying to determine if I have American Indian blood because my family
> >has high cheekbones and the men cannot grow any facial hair.  Is this
> >indicative of Indian ancestry?  or do other ethnic groups share this
> >characteristic?  Thank you.
> >
> >Cheryl
> >
> > 
> > 

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