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"We're here to celebrate an anniversary and though that might be hard for some, I choose to emphasize the word 'celebrate,'" she told the crowd in the auditorium of Warren Easton Charter High School. "Sometimes tragedies bring out the very best in people and it's one of the reasons why we stand in this school of excellence today."
And Bullock's tireless efforts to help rebuild the city that her son Louis was born in have not gone unnoticed.
Alexina Medley, Easton's principal, told the Associated Press that without the 46-year-old actress "we would not have returned as soon as we did. She's come to our rescue several times and in a pinch, she's definitely helped us out."
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