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Intolerance and Rejection

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Intolerance and Rejection Justin Bachman is not in this race alone. In 2010, he was disqualified from a cross country race because an official did not understand outbursts brought on by his Tourette's syndrome. Now, he's part of a diverse field carrying the baton for tolerance. Thursday we'll tell you how that one incident caused Justin's family to create a "Tolerance Fair" that has grown so big it will fill the IX Center this weekend. Join Mike McIntyre for a conversation with Justin and his parents. He'll also talk with the producers of the documentary film "Reject." Joins us at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Arts and Culture, Motion Pictures (Film, Video), Community/Human Interest, Health, Mental Health

Guests

Justin Bachman, student at Solon High School
Lisa and Ron Bachman, Justin’s parents
Ruth Thomas, co-producer, Reject
Kurt Engfehr, co-producer, Reject

Additional Information

Information on the Tolerance Fair

Screenings of Reject at the Cleveland International Film Festival:
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 4:15 PM (with live discussion)
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM

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