Barberton teacher put his anger in check in 1968, learned of quiet kindness years later
Published: December 28, 2012 - 11:20 PM
| Updated: December 31, 2012 - 10:54 PM
By Dave Scott
Beacon Journal staff writer
Photo of a deed to a home in Wadsworth that was sold to Jim Rivers, a teacher and principal in Barberton (left), 20 years ago. Rivers, who is African American, had trouble buying the home and only recently learned that a wealthy Quaker friend bought the home and sold it to Rivers. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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