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Jesse Tohl: Loud and Clear

Jesse Tohl, 18, Summit View (Going to: California State University, Northridge)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/graduation/article/loud_and_clear_20100602

Jesse Tohl played the Persian peddler Ali Hakim in his school’s production of “Oklahoma!” this spring. What makes that fact remarkable is that Tohl was born with oral apraxia and dysarthria, conditions in which facial muscles that control speech do not function properly.

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