iv. mixed/understood pt. 2: k to 3rd real quick

When I was five years old, I discovered I was black. I also found out Santa Claus was, too.

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When I was six years old, I found out that black sometimes takes a back seat to life.

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iii. mixed/understood pt. 1: the day i found out

When I was five years old, I discovered I was black.

You might be thinking from reading the first sentence that a traumatic experience will follow. But, you’d be wrong. I never had to deal with racism up front, face to face-at least as a small child. That will come later.

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