Out of the mouths of babes

[Aug 9, 2016]

I was equal parts excited and dismayed.

I volunteered to speak at my church’s career day and engaged with the youngest crowd I’d met thus far. Youth ranged in age from 5–15.

I did my typical spiel (what’s a doctor do? what is the name of the doctor who works with your mind?) and then got to the question that I didn’t think was going to land well because of their age.

“When you turn on the TV, what’s the biggest problem you see?”

And, like clockwork, the first answer was always what I want them to say as a foray into my work.

“Racism!”, I hear shouted out.

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Riana Anderson