Growing up in my neighborhood i was the only white kid there but i tried so hard to fit in. I would just go with the flow of doing what the others did. I couldn’t play football at all and i couldn’t play basketball but that’s something everyone was great at but i was a great runner and when we raced everyone wanted to be on my team or wanted me to be on there’s and it made me feel great

About This Story

  • Project: We Are Here
  • Date submitted: 2018-09-28 00:00:00
  • Emotional tone: Strongly positive
  • Who should know about this? Everyone

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: 51-60
  • Gender: Male

How the Storyteller Interpreted Their Story

Note: Responses which fell closer to the middle (between two or three options) are shown as two dashes.
  • In your story, why did people act the way they did? They did the best they could in the situation
  • My story relates to: NA
  • Why did things happen in the story I told? Upbringing, yes, but also a choice
  • The lesson in your story is: Take the good, lose the bad
  • In my story, problems are solved by: --
  • My story teaches us to: --
  • My story teaches us that: --
  • My story teaches us that: --
  • My story teaches us that: The community is stable

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