The family was understandably not prepared for such a revelation, and it sent them all into a massive existential spiral. Which, it turns out, is not totally far off from Christine's description. The family then does what any normal family looking to cope would do, and decides to pull out a map. I was only 5 or 6 when my whole family came to their own life-altering conclusions about our Jewish genealogy, but the one thing I do clearly remember was huddling around our old-school globe.
My Father Came from Italy
In all fairness to her father, it does exist, and about , Swiss people speak Italian as their native tongue. But the family might have told Christine's dad to drop it all together, because she writes her "uncle Andy is now yodeling in the kitchen and my dad is yelling at him to shut up" in the following update.
Man, I kind of feel unreasonably bad for Christine's father, who was basically tricked into a deep mental crisis. I feel like people should have to consent to receiving life-changing revelations, instead of having them sprung upon them at a family dinner.
After Christine's over, retweeters begged her for an update, writing that the thread "was not nearly long enough," and wondering whether it's "rude to ask for updates," she finally broke her silence. I'm getting my dad Swiss chocolate for Christmas, he remains devastated," Christine concluded. I'm all for the Swiss chocolate plan, but I think a Swiss-Italian cookbook might be the ultimate move.
This Woman’s Family Did a DNA Test That Sent Them All Into a Nervous Breakdown
People were delighted by Christine's family meltdown, writing "He's never going to be able to watch The Godfather again, is he" and suggesting she troll her dad by replacing "his Godfather boxset with Swiss Family Robinson. Others offered support by saying the same thing had happened to them. Like this one woman, who writes "This happened to my family!
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