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Caucasia Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Same Difference Summary

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Chapter 2 Same Difference Summary

Birdie likes to imagine the day her parents met. It was the coldest day of the year in January of 1963. Less than a year out of high school, Sandra Logan was "drowning in the cream of Cambridge society." She said the day she met Deck Lee, she came up for air. Meeting her Harvard classics professor father for coffee, she bumped into a few of his students, including a brilliant black boy.

The only proof Birdie has that her parents were ever married is the snapshot in her father's encyclopedia. It marks the page showing the three racial phenotypes - the Mongoloid, Negroid and Caucasoid. The page shows illustrations of a Chinaman, an African Bushman and a European explorer.

Mum decides public schools will be best and takes both girls to City Hall to find out where they will be bussed. The Irish...

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