Dave Pittman
Bullying Survivor
Male | Nashville, TN   United States
Bullied for having Tourette syndrome
Bullying Type: Physical
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3/12/14 11:39 PM
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Dave Pittman is taking his experience from season 9 of American Idol, his music, and his story to impact children, teenagers, college students and adults by sharing the message that if they implement a “CRAZY BRAVE” attitude and believe in themselves, they can accomplish anything they set their mind to and live out their dreams.

Dave has battled Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and is sharing the message of overcoming adversity with students.As a young boy, Dave was bullied, made fun of, and even physically beaten up because of tics caused by Tourette Syndrome to the point where he was prepared to take his own life. His parents helped him through the bullying. "When you learn to accept what you have and are comfortable with it, other kids will accept what you have," he recalls his mother telling him.

"It's important for them to understand and for them to see that you can be okay with who you are and be okay building that good character," Pittman said. "Good character is who you are when no one else is around."

Dave's entire career has been filled with travels throughout the United States and Canada speaking with thousands of people about how to cope with the extreme challenges of “bullying”, performing his music, and promoting his CD. He impacts children, teenagers, college students and adults by sharing the message that if they implement a “crazy brave” attitude and believe in themselves, they can accomplish anything!



http://www.wncn.com/story/24818747/former-american-idol-contestant-brings-anti-bullying-message-to-citrus-county-schools
http://davepittmanlive.com/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/12/AR2010041203213.html



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Posted By: N2all | 3/18/14 1:34 PM
Crazy brave is a good title I like that
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