One of my greatest heroes is Revolutionary War general, first American President, and Founding Father George Washington.
But right up with him is garbage man Cornelius Washington.
Dubbing him the “wizard of trash cans,” the New Orleans Times-Picayune published this tribute for him when he died in 2008:
“Washington’s street choreography of playful twirling and tossing often prompted applause.
“With a full trash can in each arm, he would “pop” both cans upside-down into the truck’s metal jaws, then set them back on the curb without losing his stride…