One Block At a Time

January 2007
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/5/2007, Vol. 85 Issue 15, p7
The article reports that more than 1.6 million Lego bricks were donated to New Orleans, Louisiana. Anthony Comeau, one of thousands of children who donated a total of 800,000 Lego bricks for the Lego Brick Drive in 2006, said he was happy to give to other kids. The Lego company organized the collection to help schools in New Orleans to replenish their creative supplies that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Lego artist Nathan Sawaya built a Lego structure of New Orleans from the donated blocks.


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