Eric Walton, 16, will be giving a TedXBoise talk called “Strength through Fear” at the Egyptian on Saturday. “There’s one thing I can claim to be an expert in,” he said. “I know a lot about growing up with a mental illness.” Liza Long, his mother, is in the background. She has written many pieces about Eric’s life and mental illness.
Eric Walton, 16, will be giving a TedXBoise talk called “Strength through Fear” at the Egyptian on Saturday. “There’s one thing I can claim to be an expert in,” he said. “I know a lot about growing up with a mental illness.” Liza Long, his mother, is in the background. She has written many pieces about Eric’s life and mental illness. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Eric Walton, 16, will be giving a TedXBoise talk called “Strength through Fear” at the Egyptian on Saturday. “There’s one thing I can claim to be an expert in,” he said. “I know a lot about growing up with a mental illness.” Liza Long, his mother, is in the background. She has written many pieces about Eric’s life and mental illness. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com

At TEDx talk, Boise teen with bipolar disorder to deliver message: ‘I am not my illness’

March 31, 2016 11:17 PM