Tell Me About One Good Talk

During my most recent walk with author and illustrator Mira Jacob we talked about the importance of crucial conversations. Put another way, a “good talk,” to steal the name of Mira’s graphic memoir. During our stroll, Mira shared an incredible story about her son, his fellow classmates, and their Brooklyn public school teacher that I won’t spoil here, but it got me thinking about how one conversation can have profound effects on our own lives and the lives of those around us. Now, a good talk doesn’t necessarily have to be a serious one—sometimes they’re funny, or curious, or are grounded in love—but I want to hear from all of you. What was an important conversation—either recent or in the past—that touched your life in some way?