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Spock’s Advice To A Teenage Girl Will Make You Cry

In 1968, Leonard Nimoy was moved by a girl’s difficulty fitting in, so he wrote to her about how Spock overcame prejudice.

1. Spock’s “It Gets Better” Letter


The following appeared in a 1968 issue of a teen magazine called Fave. The magazine had apparently published a letter addressed to Spock the month before, written by a mixed-race girl who was having trouble finding her place. Leonard Nimoy was moved and penned a detailed response that didn’t just offer words of courage, but concrete advice on how to overcome. *tear*

3. Spock’s response, continued…

4. The love and wisdom of Spock to share…

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