Front of the Class (Hallmark Hall of Fame: Gold Crown Collector's Edition)
Title: Front of the Class (Hallmark Hall of Fame: Gold Crown Collector's Edition)
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By the time he was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Brad had learned to hate school. When an understanding school principal offered encouragement, Brad decided to become a teacher. Now he has to find a school where someone with Tourette’s can teach in front of a class. He finally discovers a school that will give him a chance.
Starring Jimmy Wolk, Treat Williams, and Patricia Heaton, Front of the Class is the triumphant life story of Brad Cohen, a man who overcomes incredible obstacles to become a gifted teacher. When he was growing up, Brad started making funny noises – all the time. Only Brad – and his supportive mother – knew he couldn’t control it. He was teased, misunderstood and punished for disrupting class. By the time he is diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, Brad had learned to hate school. When an understanding school principal offers encouragement, amazingly Brad decides to become a teacher – the teacher he never had. But who in their right mind would put someone with Tourette’s in front of the class? After 24 schools turned him down, Brad refused to give up. Discover what happens when one school finally gives him a chance. Brad Cohen’s resilience and determination changed his life. His story may change yours.