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What are pressures on kids who were born in america to partents from other continents?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Often cruel
If the parents try to prevent junior from becoming americanized, they will make both themselves and their child miserable.
There can be much good (particularly gratitude and a work ethic) and much bad (up to total rejection of a child who chooses american-style self-determination). A kid who is not allowed to americanize will be rejected and ridiculed by his us peers. Be warned.

In brief: Often cruel
If the parents try to prevent junior from becoming americanized, they will make both themselves and their child miserable.
There can be much good (particularly gratitude and a work ethic) and much bad (up to total rejection of a child who chooses american-style self-determination). A kid who is not allowed to americanize will be rejected and ridiculed by his us peers. Be warned.
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