ROSE NOLEN: 'Tomorrow we will live in a world of our children'

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

I’m glad I grew up in a country where the majority of the people didn’t look like me. This gave me the opportunity to learn as a child that this was a world of give and take. This provided me with the chance early on to understand that this wasn’t ever going to be a place where it was all about me; I had to make accommodations if I was ever going to fit in.