A Tale of Two Dinners - Bliss Broyard

“I didn't feel white anymore but I didn't really feel black either.”

A Tale of Two Dinners

by Bliss Broyard

A daughter discovers her father’s painstakingly kept secret.

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Bliss, at age 1, with her father Anatole Broyard.

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Bliss, age 2, and her brother Todd, age 4.

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Bliss, at age 18, with her father.

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Three of the five brothers, born in the mid-1800s, from whom the Broyards in the story are descended.

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The Broyards today, immediately after the second dinner party in the story.