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You've Got the Luck of the Irish: You’re a Redhead!

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You've Got the Luck of the Irish: You’re a Redhead! Anywhere from 10 to 30 percent of all the world’s redheads live in Ireland. Red hair is associated with the gene MC1R, a recessive and somewhat rare gene that occurs in only about 2 percent of the world’s population. That means both parents must carry a copy of the gene to produce a red-haired child and often the trait skips generations.

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