Video: “Marvelous Cornelius”

Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner and illustrated by John Parra celebrates everyday hero Cornelius Washington, an exuberant New Orleans sanitation worker who rallied the and inspired his neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

This video was created by the 4th graders from Swenke Elementary, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Texas.

Beth Golay

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