Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Solon High Student Promotes Tolerance

Justin Bachman
Photo credit: Lisa Bachman

Justin Bachman, a student at Solon High School, lives with Tourette Syndrome.  It has given him a unique perspective on the importance of tolerance.  While in the eighth grade in March 2011, Justin founded the Tolerance Fair, to highlight the diversity of people and to showcase their particular needs.

The next Tolerance Fair is expected to draw thousands of people to the new Cleveland Convention Center on March 9th from 1 PM to 5 PM. Admission is free.  Justin reveals the incident that lead him on his quest to promote tolerance through the Tolerance Fair.  He is joined by his mother Lisa in this interview with Jim.

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