Editor's Note: This story contains a quote where a racial slur is used.
Calvin Burns has trouble getting his 15-year-old daughter, Stepheni Bellamy, to talk to him. It's something many parents of teenagers can relate to.
He hoped that doing a StoryCorps interview — and sharing stories from his own teenage years — might help her open up.
Burns tells her when he was growing up, he was usually the only black kid in school and often felt left out.