Yes, we change our clothes after gym class, two students told a parent after a public forum Monday.

It wasn't the only point of new understanding people reached in small conversations after about 35 members of the St. Cloud community spoke to a crowd of about 100 during an event in the Atwood Theatre at St. Cloud State University.

A protest outside Technical High School, movement-restricting procedures in the school that followed a few days later and meetings among Somali-American residents have kept communities across Central Minnesota talking since some students walked out of class March 18.

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