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* BadassGrandpa: While most people his age are playing shuffleboard or retiring to Florida, Harry's still shooting it out with bad guys.


* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[note]] Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.[[/note]]

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[note]] Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.[[/note]]


* HappilyAdopted: Dominic and Olivia. Dominic was curious for a time about his true parentage, but didn't let the issue consume him. Olivia, for her part, had zero interest in knowing about her parentage. As far as she was concerned, her birth parents clearly didn't love her or want her; the Santanellos were her real parents now.
* HeritageFaceTurn: {{Downplayed}}; even though Dominic was raised in a predominantly white neighborhood, he ''is'' part white. But it isn't until after discovering his true parentage to Vibiana Duarte that he decides to be more in touch with his Latino side, going as far as attending a Chicano pride event where he meets his girlfriend, Gabriela.
* IAmNotYourFather: Olivia [=McDonald=] explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.
* MixedAncestry: Dominic and his adopted sister Olivia are of white and Latino decent.
** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son Gilberto.]]

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* HappilyAdopted: Dominic and Olivia. Dominic was curious for a time about his true parentage, but didn't let really press the issue consume him.issue. Olivia, for her part, had zero interest in knowing about her parentage. As far as she was concerned, the Santanellos were her real parents, as her birth parents clearly didn't love her or want her; the Santanellos were her real parents now.
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* HeritageFaceTurn: {{Downplayed}}; even though HeritageDisconnect: Dominic was raised in a predominantly white neighborhood, neighborhood; not much out of the ordinary since he ''is'' was part white. But However, it isn't wasn't until after discovering his true parentage to Vibiana Duarte that he decides decided to be more in touch with his Latino side, going as far as attending a Chicano pride event where he meets met his girlfriend, Gabriela.
* IAmNotYourFather: Olivia [=McDonald=] explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from that of their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', parents, and suspected that something was off about then. them. When confronting they confronted their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.
* MixedAncestry: Dominic and his adopted sister Olivia are of white and Latino decent.
** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son Gilberto.]]
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** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son Gilberto. {{Downplayed}}, as the latter two are [[UnevenHybrid mostly Latino at this point.]]]]

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** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son Gilberto. {{Downplayed}}, as the latter two are [[UnevenHybrid mostly Latino at this point.]]]]]]

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* {{Defictionalization}}: Zig-zagged in-universe; it's revealed that ''Film/TheLincolnLawyer'' was a nonfiction docudrama and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey had not approached Literature/MickeyHaller about a sequel just yet.


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* WeUsedToBeFriends: Harry and the entire Los Angeles Police Department, after he filed his wrongful termination suit. He is now persona non grata with the LAPD, except for a few old friends like his last partner, Lucia [=DeSoto=].

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* WeUsedToBeFriends: Harry and the entire Los Angeles Police Department, after he filed his wrongful termination suit. He is now persona non grata with the LAPD, except for a few old friends like his last partner, Lucia [=DeSoto=].[=DeSoto=].
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* IAmNotYourFather: Olivia McDonald explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.

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* IAmNotYourFather: Olivia McDonald [=McDonald=] explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.


** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son. {{Downplayed}}, as the latter two are [[UnevenHybrid mostly Latino at this point.]]]]

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** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son.son Gilberto. {{Downplayed}}, as the latter two are [[UnevenHybrid mostly Latino at this point.]]]]


* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[/note: Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.]]

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[/note: [[note]] Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.]][[/note]]


* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[note: Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.]]

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[note: [[/note: Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.]]

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* HappilyAdopted: Dominic and Olivia. Dominic was curious for a time about his true parentage, but didn't let the issue consume him. Olivia, for her part, had zero interest in knowing about her parentage. As far as she was concerned, her birth parents clearly didn't love her or want her; the Santanellos were her real parents now.


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** [[spoiler: Dominic and Gabriela's daughter, Vibiana Veracruz, and subsequently, her son. {{Downplayed}}, as the latter two are [[UnevenHybrid mostly Latino at this point.]]]]


* HeritageHeelTurn: {{Downplayed}}; even though Dominic was raised in a predominantly white neighborhood, he ''is'' part white. But it isn't until after discovering his true parentage to Vibiana Duarte that he decides to be more in touch with his Latino side, going as far as attending a Chicano pride event where he meets his girlfriend, Gabriela.
* LukeIAmNotYourFather: Olivia McDonald explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.

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* HeritageHeelTurn: HeritageFaceTurn: {{Downplayed}}; even though Dominic was raised in a predominantly white neighborhood, he ''is'' part white. But it isn't until after discovering his true parentage to Vibiana Duarte that he decides to be more in touch with his Latino side, going as far as attending a Chicano pride event where he meets his girlfriend, Gabriela.
* LukeIAmNotYourFather: IAmNotYourFather: Olivia McDonald explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: No Mr.Connelly, "white and Latino genes" don't work that way. [[note: Latinos are generally mixed-raced, and of differing variations.]]


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* HeritageHeelTurn: {{Downplayed}}; even though Dominic was raised in a predominantly white neighborhood, he ''is'' part white. But it isn't until after discovering his true parentage to Vibiana Duarte that he decides to be more in touch with his Latino side, going as far as attending a Chicano pride event where he meets his girlfriend, Gabriela.
* LukeIAmNotYourFather: Olivia McDonald explains to Harry that, as she and Dominic Santanello were growing up, they noticed that their darker skin complexion and facial features were vastly different from their white Italian-American parents' and neighbours', and suspected that something was off about then. When confronting their parents, they admitted that both Olivia and Dominic were adopted.
* MixedAncestry: Dominic and his adopted sister Olivia are of white and Latino decent.

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* EverythingIsRacist: Maddie accuses her father of racism for not eating Vietnamese food. Harry explains that he hasn't eaten Vietnamese food for a long time, which has nothing to do with racism.


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* TakeThat: Harry takes an indirect swipe at then President-elect Donald Trump, specifically about his proposed border wall.


** It turns out that both Harry and Vance's son, Dominic Santanello, attended the same USO show in 1969. One of the performers was Quentin [=McKinzie=], a saxophonist--the old man that Harry is taking saxophone lessons from in ''Literature/LostLight''.

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** It turns out that both Harry and Vance's son, Dominic Santanello, attended the same USO show in 1969. One of the performers was Quentin [=McKinzie=], a saxophonist--the old man that Harry is taking saxophone lessons from in ''Literature/LostLight''. That particular USO show was also referenced in short story "[[Literature/AngleOfInvestigation Christmas Even]]".

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