Eleven-year-old ‘Superman’ shows determination and heart

Dalton Middle School | Dalton, GA

Eleven-year-old Jerry was given a second chance after a heart transplant and has become a source of inspiration for his school and town.

Produced by Abby O’Ferrell, Emma Kate Woods, Nour Issa and Sarah Jaconetti, students at Dalton Middle School in Dalton, Georgia. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Gina Gray. Mentor support provided by Georgia Public Broadcasting and Jordan Vesey of PBS NewsHour.

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Lesson Plan: Build empathy with stories about disabilities