Such a powerful read this was. Although I am happy with the ending that transpired, it is a damn-right shame that racism buckled the wheels of what could have been a fantastic relationship. Why do people think this way? There are many reasons, I guess. I am mixed race and I jitter at the notion of having racist grandparents. You made the right choice! I hope the two of you are doing well. You both sound like very nice people. GOOD LUCK IN YOUR FUTURE!