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We Can't All Be Extroverts. Just Ask This Once Painfully Shy, Famous, Talented Introvert.

Introverted "Glee" cast member and dancing machine Harry Shum Jr. was bullied as a kid for being different. When he got older, he found theater. Much later in life, he got together with the always-awesome Ze Frank and decided to get philosophical and messy for you. While not everyone goes from being bullied to becoming a TV star and dancer, everyone has their own bucket of paint with which to color their world. What's yours?

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A letter to the woman who told me to stay in my daughter's life after seeing my skin.

'I'm not a shiny unicorn. There are plenty of black men like me who love fatherhood.'

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This article originally appeared on 06.15.16


To a stranger I met at a coffee shop a few years ago who introduced me to what my life as a parent would be like:

My "welcome to black fatherhood moment" happened five years ago, and I remember it like it happened yesterday.

I doubt you'll remember it, though — so let me refresh your memory.

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