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StoryCorps Shorts: Lessons Learned

Special | 3m 9s

From the first roll call of the 1964 school year, William Lynn Weaver was targeted by white teachers at the Tennessee high school he and 13 other black students integrated. A few weeks later, Weaver, a former high achiever, brought home a failing report card. What happened next still moves him: the intervention of an educator from his past who became the unseen hand shaping all his future success.

Aired: 05/03/18

Expires: 07/01/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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