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A Father’s Day story of one dad’s influence on his son

Season 2024 Episode 169 | 2m 31s

Dr. William Lynn Weaver, a renowned surgeon, helped integrate a Knoxville high school in 1964. Even in those difficult times, he felt safe and supported thanks to his father, Ted Weaver, who worked long hours as a janitor and chauffeur. In this animated feature from our partners at StoryCorps, Dr. Weaver remembered his father’s influence in this 2007 conversation with his daughter, Kimberly.

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