In 1968 a biracial girl wrote to Spock care of a teen magazine ,”FAVE” about her feelings of alienation and persecution, and asked for advice. Leonard Nimoy, as Spock, wrote a  thoughtful response filled with advice for her, Almost 50 years later the advice still holds up.

Spock decide he would live up to his own personal value and uniqueness.He’d do whatever made him feel best about himself. He decided to listen to that little voice inside and not to the people around him. He replaced the idea of being liked with the idea of being accomplished.”