Kal-El the hero!

The Star (St. Lucia) - - REGIONAL -

On Mon­day Au­gust 31 Trinidad & Tobago cel­e­brated its In­de­pen­dence an­niver­sary. One of the ac­tiv­i­ties to mark the oc­ca­sion was the an­nual Na­tional Awards where a fouryear-old be­came the youngest awardee. Kal-El Joel Maxwell Al­leyne was awarded the Hum­ming Bird Medal (Bronze) for Brav­ery/Gal­lantry. Kal-El - the name of Su­per­man when he was a boy - climbed a 300-foot precipice to get help for his trapped mother and aunt af­ter their car ran off the North Coast Road to Mara­cas in Au­gust.

The pre-schooler pumps fists with prime min­is­ter Kamla Per­sad Bisses­sar.

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