[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1366253208&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4021879&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1366253208 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — For more than two decades, school children in Alabama have learned about taking care of the environment from a special lady.
Now, Auntie Litter is moving on.
Students at Greenwood Elementary School in Bessemer were the last school assembly presented by Auntie Litter.
She uses songs and games to teach students about recycling and reducing their carbon footprint.
“I get most excited when a young person, who is a young adult, will come up and say, ‘I remember the day you came to my school,’” Pat Mitchell, or Auntie Litter, said on Wednesday. “They remember the three R’s, and they promise they have never littered, so that really excites me.”
People who wish to catch up with Auntie Litter before she heads south can see her at Auntie Litter’s 22nd annual Earth Day Celebration at the Birmingham Zoo.
The event is set to take place April 24, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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