When you were growing up, did your family act out their feelings (like being huggy-kissy – or disagreeing – loudly) or did they keep their feelings on the inside? Did you get lots of hugs?
Were there popular dances when you were a teen? Can you teach me?
Did kids in your school ever get teased about their appearance? What kinds of things did they get teased about?
Is there a book you would like me to read – some day?
Did your faith ever get in the way with a friend? Or with other kids at school?
Were you ever teased or left out of something you wanted to do because of your race? Can you tell me about it?
Did you have friends who were richer or poorer than you? Tell me about visiting their homes. What did you notice? Did you change how you acted with them?
Did your parents ever make you play a sport that you weren’t good at – or didn’t enjoy? Can you tell me about it.
Did you collect anything when you were growing up? Can you tell me about it?