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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: Life is not just about potatoes and gravy...

Submitted by Danish/American (United States), Apr 10, 2006 at 15:02

Sammy...I am just wondering if you think you may know WHY you faced discrimination in Denmark. You were born there, do you speak the language? Does your family work or just collect welfare? Did you stay away from troublemakers who ran around mugging the non-muslims in Denmark? Did you make sure you never destroyed property that did not beling to you? Were you respectful to your teachers?

If you answered 'yes' to these questions, then you can blame those who can only answer(honestly) 'no' to these for your discrimination.

About 15 years ago, one of my cousins, who was about 7 years old at the time, went to buy a magazine because one of those pop 'boy bands' was in it. My uncle gave her the money and she ran into the magazine/newspaper store. She quickly ran back out and when my uncle asked her what was wrong, she said "One of those people is working, I don't want to go in there". There had to be a reason for her to be scared of 'those' people. At her age, I cannot imagine what, but she was fightened. I am sure you can blame your discrimination on years of 'those' people breaking the law and the economy of Denmark.

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