Rick Ready grew up in Alabama and spent 20 years in the Navy. Since retiring he has worked for several years in the newspaper business and worked as an education consultant. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and now lives in Pace, FL. He spends his time writing plays, short stories, and novels. Look for his other stories to appear soon at Smashwords.com.
A child recognizes bigotry and discrimination, for children understand the truth they see, though the words might not be in their vocabulary. Good story. Read and ponder, and ask, "When did I first recognize or experience bigotry and discrimination?" Change begins with knowledge.