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Old 06-21-2010, 06:48 AM
 
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My kids grew up in a bubble with 95% white kids but when they went to college they made friends with kids from different backgrounds, nationalities and skin colors. It was not uncommon for me to meet a new friend for the first time and find out that they were not white. Didn't occur to my kids to mention that when they were describing them. Prejudice is taught at home.
Agreed, but some kids are truly shellshocked when coming in contact with kids from other races, socioeconomic status, etc. I'm not talking strictly about color. I personally grew up in that same bubble.
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:58 AM
 
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Agreed, but some kids are truly shellshocked when coming in contact with kids from other races, socioeconomic status, etc. I'm not talking strictly about color. I personally grew up in that same bubble.
I wasn't either.
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