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Old 04 January 2012, 05:40 PM
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"Throwback" is the term you're looking for, I think. A recessive gene may be passed along for generation after generation before it's paired up with another one and expressed. I have red hair, but on DD's paternal side, the red hair goes back at least four generations, to the late 19th century.
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