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A Veteran’s Journey In “Yo: The Long Road Home”

John “Yo” Strang with boys at The McCallie School.
McCallie School / Great Feeling Studios
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John “Yo” Strang with boys at The McCallie School.

(aired Thu 11/11/21)

How well did you really know your teachers when you were growing up?

Decades ago, at the McCallie School for Boys in Chattanooga, few knew of the trauma of their beloved Bible teacher and tennis coach, John "Yo" Strang.

Now, a new podcast tells his story - “Yo: The Long Road Home.”

Here’s an excerpt from reporter Jakob Lewis.

Listen to the full story wherever you get your podcasts. Our thanks to Jakob Lewis and the team at the McCallie School.

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