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Rachel Dolezal's brother speaks out

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Rachel Dolezal's adopted brother, Ezra, spoke to KHQ Sunday evening. He says his sister was born white, and that he knew she was changing her appearance. 

"I was surprised when it made national news," Dolezal said, reflecting on the recent media attention on his sister. He said he knew his sister's secret for years, but didn't expect this kind of reaction when it came out. 

"I don't know why she did it. I don't know what caused the decision to say she grew up black, and knows what it's like to be black," Dolezal explained.  "What she's doing here is saying that she was born black,  grew up black, and had to deal with racism her entire life None of it's true. It's a slap in the face to everyone that actually have had to go through that." 

He hasn't talked to his sister in years, but said if he could, he'd say this; "Stop lying. You've already dug yourself into a hole. I'd tell her to be honest."

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