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redhead

a diving duck, Aythya americana, of North America, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish-brown head
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Redheads are a minority all over the world, and they are still struggling with cliches that already existed in the Middle Ages.
Waiting to be served at a food truck, Liam Fife was standing with three friends he met at "Roodharigendag" (redhead day) the biggest get-together of redheads in the world which taken place every year in the Netherlands.
Taunts like carrot-top and gingernut that come with having the MC1R gene are more familiar to some redheads than their own names.
South Texas: where dodging massive flocks of sprigs and redheads --and barges--is the norm
Contrastingly, redheads are born with a genetic variant that causes MC1R to chemically function differently on melanocytes, which leads to less eumelanin and more pheomelanin production.
To his delight he found himself surrounded by redheads, young and old, male and female, along with a few red furry animals including dogs and cats.
"Redheads are very proud of their redhead identity.
AN army of gingers gathered for the seventh annual Irish Redhead Convention for a weekend of fun and frolics.
"I studied in Honolulu, which has a big international college population and even there I only saw a handful of redheads.
One suggests that having red hair was considered sexually attractive with redheads having more children than non-redheads.
According to Eupedia, a website that investigates European ancestry and genetics, Ireland has the highest per capita percentage of redheads in the world.