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The parents of a young actress whose Cheerios commercial inadvertently sparked a heated debate about race in this country said that they welcome the attention their biracial daughter has received, and that they hope to provide a more realistic picture of the American family.
“Being part of a biracial family, it’s just the reality,” said Christopher Colbert, the father of the six-year-old Grace, on MSNBC Tuesday. “We’re also part of the face of America.”
(Photo credit: Cheerios commercial)

The parents of a young actress whose Cheerios commercial inadvertently sparked a heated debate about race in this country said that they welcome the attention their biracial daughter has received, and that they hope to provide a more realistic picture of the American family.

“Being part of a biracial family, it’s just the reality,” said Christopher Colbert, the father of the six-year-old Grace, on MSNBC Tuesday. “We’re also part of the face of America.”

(Photo credit: Cheerios commercial)

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    It’s most unfortunate that even in 2013, there are still those out there who refuse to accept interracial relationships....
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  6. madamtechy said: she is such a cutie pie .. evil racist whites are uneducated dumb morons
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    This girl is utterly adorable.
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    Yay! He said it perfectly!I can’t tell you how many times I’ve just wanted to tell in people’s faces, “I exist! Get over...
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    Great commercial!
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