I was given away at 15 minutes old. I've never fit in who gives a fuck. I was raised in an African American family and left when I was 18, so I immediately did not fit in. I grew up in Compton. I was the only White person until, I think there was a White girl in high school. She graduated the year I got there.
Because I didn’t fit in it made it easier to like what I liked and feel OK. I don't look like them, I don't listen to the same music. I was reading classic literature and nobody else was. I do love the food. I look different, I’m different and that is just the way it is.
As I grow older I am more comfortable with myself. I like what I like and if the people next to me are not into it, that is cool. I don't bother trying to fit in anymore.
I think I get along pretty much with everybody because of that. I feel I have lived in different cultures even though I have not traveled. I get along, I'm a good communicator. I run a team at a company. I work with African-American people, Hispanic people, White people just everybody.
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