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William Settles interviews his wife Michal Settles about growing up during segregation in a small southern town. "The dolls you got would always be white with blond hair. I never had a doll of color. Growing up in a small southern town there would always be looks of hatred. I always thought, ?these people don't even know me, why are they so hostile?' But the plus was the African American community I grew up in always stressed the idea that you do not let them define who you are." She says her life changed when she went to a white college in Kentucky. When she was 7 years old her parents, who were teachers, took her to Canada. On their way they had to stop at a restaurant near Washington, D.C. and were refused service. "I saw the hurt and pain in my father's face and it just did something to me. It hurt's my heart because here was a man who was trying to do things right by his children and here was a society that [refused].