Derek Jeter: Racism 'Taught Me a Lot'

Jeter is one of Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of 2011.
1:18 | 12/14/11

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Our fathers and mothers. That was not usually. It. Did you seeing six goals this isn't. No question -- go places in need get stairs. You know you're just put on your parents of people. Who is -- sort of a double take because -- just didn't seem right. You hear some things whispers and you know you walking and laughs. But. It's it also taught you that -- there are people that are uneducated in terms of different races and -- For us my parents always. Made us aware. Not only black side. -- side. Always had friends of all different races nationalities religions and and that was always important. To me was the end. It was yet you know it was kids would say you'd hear it. It would bother you it -- knowing you did it make you feel bad. It was -- me it was but it's it's. It also taught me a lot. And also taught me how I didn't want to be and I need to learn about different. People as opposed his judgment.

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