Hallsville cheerleader learns to face racial issues from an early age

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 4:59 p.m. CDT, Friday, March 15, 2013

Editor's note: This story is part of My Life, My Town, a special project exploring the hopes and challenges of teens in rural Missouri. The project is a product of the Missouri School of Journalism in partnership with the Columbia Missourian, KBIA and Reynolds Journalism Institute. Some of the teens were found with the help of Missouri 4-H.