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Special-needs Chicopee Woods student is grand marshal of character parade
Edwin Molina, 6, enjoys trek dressed as James the Red Engine
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Edwin Molina, 6, makes his way down the hall dressed as James the Red Engine with his paraprofessional Haley Harrison during a Book Character Parade at Chicopee Woods Elementary School in Gainesville on Friday. Edwin is a student at the school who has cerebral palsy, but his teachers didn’t allow his wheelchair keep him from dressing up and being the main attraction in their Book Character Parade. - photo by Erin O. Smith
If you ask Edwin Molina the name of his favorite train, his face will light up in a smile. The 6-year-old Chicopee Woods student loves James the Red Engine, one of the Thomas the Tank Engine friends. Edwin loves all trains, school buses and cars.